Ebola-Aufklärung in Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone

Global responsibility

Sickening social conditions have turned Ebola into an epidemic in Sierra Leone. A global health fund could have prevented the spread of Ebola in West Africa.

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Joint Statement of 30 International Aid Agencies

“We must not fail in Gaza.”

"As UN agencies and international NGOs operating in Gaza, we are alarmed by the limited progress in rebuilding the lives of those affected and tackling the root causes of the conflict." Read more

Psychosocial Work

Globalization and Its Discontents

The World Health Organization predicts that by 2020 depression will be the second most common illness worldwide. It is quite clear that an ever-increasing number of people are afflicted by doubts about their circumstances. They are worn down by... Read more

Our Position

Solidarity begins beyond aid

It is good and just to give homeless people shelter for the night, wrote Bertolt Brecht in his poem „Bed for the night“. He added, however, that this will not change the world, or shorten the age of exploitation. To help people in distress... Read more


In the Shadow of the Citadel

Over the course of the past 14 years, the European Union and its member states have gone to great lengths to expand the reinforcement of the union’s external borders. This includes not only the technical upgrading and securing of border areas by Frontex and Eurosur, but an increasing relocation of security measures to border-, transit- and home states. This involvement of third countries in European migration management has meant that relations between these states have been broadened by the addition of an important element; in some cases the battle against migration has all but dominated relations at certain times. Read more


The Kurdish region Rojava in Syria needs help!

The events in Syria are an embarrassing human disaster. For four years, we have witnessed the attempts to brutally crush the liberation movement that had erupted so unexpectedly. Consequently, the social upheavals for rights and justice became an... Read more


“The hit of the Ebola Virus Disease also expressed the limitations of our medical system”

A word from Denis, Ngotho Lansana, Project Manager from Network Movement for Justice and Development in Kenema, Sierra Leone. Read more

Global Health

Systemic failure

When national health-care systems fail, the effects can be global: epidemics spread across borders, with serious diseases breaking out again and again. Accordingly, health is a global public good – and providing good health care is an international responsibility. Read more

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