Our Position

Solidarity begins 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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Destruction and attrition

The Israeli military offensive in summer 2014 has transformed large areas of Gaza into a scene of devastation. medico partners have provided emergency medical aid and documented possible war crimes. Read more

Health for all

Implementing the Right to Health in the Post-2015 Agenda

In the past decades a significant progress has been made in raising awareness for the need to form a universal health approach. A variety of civil society actors, including social movements and academic experts, have been pushing forward the global health agenda. Read more


Bottom-up reconciliation

In this traumatised and fragmented country, medico partner AHRDO insists that peace has to be based on justice and a voice for all. 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. Read more

Political Imagination

Resisting Resilience

Resilience is nothing if not an apprehension of the future imagined as disaster/attack. Resilience thereby comes to be a fundamental mechanism for policing the political imagination. Read more

Migration through Mexico

Grieving mothers become activists

The movement Migrante Mesoamericano is providing support to migrants transiting Mexico. Coordinator Marta Sánchez Soler emphasises the political character of this aid. Read more


The Kurdish region Rojava in Syria needs help!

Rojava, which stands for an utterly important peace effort and provides shelter for more than 1.2 million internally displaced persons from Syria's civil war regions, is at risk. Read more

Global responsibility

A member of NMJD informs the people about the Ebola epidemic. Photo: NMJD

Sickening social conditions have turned Ebola into an epidemic in Sierra Leone. People who lack education and health services are condemned to helplessness. In recent years, world-market oriented policies have not improved their lives. Read more

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