Shrinking spaces

Democracy under pressure

Oppositions are reviled, NGOs banned, criticism is prosecuted as treason: worldwide, the spaces for emancipatory politics are being deliberately pared away.

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Beyond aid

It is good and just to give homeless people shelter for the night, wrote Bertolt Brecht. He added, however, that this will not change the world, or shorten the age of exploitation.

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Discussion Paper

Philanthrocapitalism in global health and nutrition

The discussion paper analyzes the growing influence of philanthropic actors on global health and suggests ways to limit this. Read more

Manifesto

Solidarity, dignity and humanity with persons in exile

One day, the indignity with which persons in exile have been made (un)welcome will be judged by History. Till that day we must drive our mobiliziation. Read more

Poverty & Health 2018

The World Health Organization at the crossroads

At stakes are the World Health Organisations independence, her legitimacy and her ability to continue to be the leading institution on Global Health as enshrined in her constitution from 1948. medico-Debates at the congress Poverty & Health, 21 march 2018 Read more

Rohingya

Surviving on standby

Ethnic cleansings and mass expulsions are forcing hundreds of thousands to flee to Bangladesh. Thomas Seibert visited the Rohingya’ camps. A shattering documentary. Read more

Paradigm shift

11 theories about the new challenges to humanitarian aid

Today, the need for aid dramatically exceeds the funds available worldwide. The unchecked pace of crisis in recent years has burst the boundaries of the international humanitarian system. By Thomas Gebauer. Read more

Resilience

Fit for Disaster

“Sustainable development”, at least, was driven by the idea to actively and politically shape the world. Conversely, the concept of resilience is only about making people fit for survival. Read more

Call

Solidarity instead of Homeland

Let's call the problem by its name. It's not called migration. It's called racism. Read more

General Assembly

Charter for the 21st Century

Charter for the 21st Century, as elaborated and agreed by the political observers and the delegates of the “General Assembly”, December 18, 2017 Preliminary Note From November 3–5, the first assembly of the World Parliament took place at the... Read more

South Africa

Community Health Workers start raising their voice

“We have been doing this work for so many years and we are still called volunteers”. That’s why Community Health Workers in South Africa get organised. Read more

Nicely packed

Marshall Plan with Africa is a sham

Why the German federal government’s Africa policy will not be beneficial for Africa. Read more

Interview

Voluntary Return?

The GIZ gets into the "voluntary" return and reintegration of refugees. Questions for Tejan Lamboi, Network of Ex-Asylum Seekers in Sierra Leone. Read more

Drought in Eastern Africa

We need to blame all governments

After the drought of 2011 we failed as a global collective community: We didn’t rebuild the lives of those people we saved. So why did we save them? For the next drought to kill them? Read more

Discussion Paper

Philanthrocapitalism in global health and nutrition

The discussion paper analyzes the growing influence of philanthropic actors on global health and suggests ways to limit this. Read more

Call

Solidarity instead of Homeland

Let's call the problem by its name. It's not called migration. It's called racism. Read more

Manifesto

Solidarity, dignity and humanity with persons in exile

One day, the indignity with which persons in exile have been made (un)welcome will be judged by History. Till that day we must drive our mobiliziation. Read more

General Assembly

Charter for the 21st Century

Charter for the 21st Century, as elaborated and agreed by the political observers and the delegates of the “General Assembly”, December 18, 2017 Preliminary Note From November 3–5, the first assembly of the World Parliament took place at the... Read more

Poverty & Health 2018

The World Health Organization at the crossroads

At stakes are the World Health Organisations independence, her legitimacy and her ability to continue to be the leading institution on Global Health as enshrined in her constitution from 1948. medico-Debates at the congress Poverty & Health, 21 march 2018 Read more

South Africa

Community Health Workers start raising their voice

“We have been doing this work for so many years and we are still called volunteers”. That’s why Community Health Workers in South Africa get organised. Read more

Rohingya

Surviving on standby

Ethnic cleansings and mass expulsions are forcing hundreds of thousands to flee to Bangladesh. Thomas Seibert visited the Rohingya’ camps. A shattering documentary. Read more

Nicely packed

Marshall Plan with Africa is a sham

Why the German federal government’s Africa policy will not be beneficial for Africa. Read more

Paradigm shift

11 theories about the new challenges to humanitarian aid

Today, the need for aid dramatically exceeds the funds available worldwide. The unchecked pace of crisis in recent years has burst the boundaries of the international humanitarian system. By Thomas Gebauer. Read more

Interview

Voluntary Return?

The GIZ gets into the "voluntary" return and reintegration of refugees. Questions for Tejan Lamboi, Network of Ex-Asylum Seekers in Sierra Leone. Read more

Resilience

Fit for Disaster

“Sustainable development”, at least, was driven by the idea to actively and politically shape the world. Conversely, the concept of resilience is only about making people fit for survival. Read more

Drought in Eastern Africa

We need to blame all governments

After the drought of 2011 we failed as a global collective community: We didn’t rebuild the lives of those people we saved. So why did we save them? For the next drought to kill them? Read more

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