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"Exclusion is not an event but a process which builds up over time"

INTERVIEW WITH OURY TRAORÉ
Executive Director of the Madiba Institute in Dakar

For an active participation in political processes, women need more support than they currently have, says Oury Traoré on the sidelines of the Berlin Summer Dialogue 2017. In this video interview, she also explains how to improve the collaboration of international and local actors in conflict situations. The interview is also published as a new sef: insight edition.

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Breaking up filter bubbles

REPORT ONLINE

People rely more and more on information shared on social media. As algorithms cater news according to their interests, many people are less exposed to conflicting opinions. But do filter bubbles really change and challenge public opinion? What can journalists and the media do to reach people across political attitudes? sef: discussed these questions during a session at the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum on 19 June 2017. A short report as well as the live audio recording of the session are now available online.

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The exclusion and violent conflict nexus

KEYNOTE SPEECH BY PROFESSOR LARS ERIC CEDERMAN ONLINE NOW

When do conflicts develop due to exclusion and inequalities? Professor Lars-Erik Cederman provided a summary of the research findings in his keynote speech at the recent Berlin Summer Dialogue. His presentation is now available.

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Menschenrechte und die globale Wirtschaftsordnung

VERANSTALTUNGSANKÜNDIGUNG

Das Verhältnis zwischen der globalen Wirtschaft und den Menschenrechten ist komplex. Trotz wachsender Bemühungen bleibt der Schutz der Menschenrechte ungenügend. Ungleiche Machtverhältnisse sind ein wichtiger Faktor. Wie können wir Strukturen verändern, die ungleiche Machtverhältnisse zulasten der Menschenrechte befördern? Diese Frage wird im Zentrum des sef: Expert Workshop 2017 am 07./08. September stehen.

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sef: insight 3|2017

Weaving back trust into the social fabric

INTERVIEW WITH BERNARDO ARÉVALO de LÈON

Years of exclusion have left their marks on Guatemala beyond the Peace Accords signed in 1996. Dr Bernardo Arévalo de Léon contributes with his work to restoring trust in society. In this interview, he provides a closer look on the important role of local stakeholders and shares his view on the involvement of the international community.

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