Overview

The SEF publishes short policy papers as well as in-depth publications in order to make the results of its work accessible to a wider interested public.

The SEF’s short publications are currently produced in two ongoing series:

GLOBAL GOVERNANCE SPOTLIGHT is a concise policy-oriented series whose purpose is to critique international negotiation processes from a global governance perspective. It is published 6-8 times a year in German and English.

FOREIGN VOICES is an English-language online publication to accompany the key conferences hosted by the SEF. With a maximum of 3-4 pages per issue, it provides a platform via which perspectives from other regions of the world can be introduced into the German political debate. It is published 6-8 times a year.

Enhancing this offer, the SEF produces the following in-depth publications at intervals of one to three years:

GLOBAL TRENDS is a standard work containing facts and figures and identifying trends and linkages between key developments in global society. Prepared in collaboration with the Institute for Development and Peace (INEF), it is published every three years in German, with an abridged version in English.

In addition to these regular series, the SEF produces SPECIAL PUBLICATIONS in book form on an occasional basis, as a contribution to the political and academic debate in Germany. 

Our previous publication series – the SEF POLICY PAPERS and the ONE World books – can be accessed via our website. These series will be discontinued from mid 2012.

Overview

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The SEF publishes short policy papers as well as in-depth publications in order to make the results of its work accessible to a wider interested public.

The SEF’s short publications are currently produced in two ongoing series:

GLOBAL GOVERNANCE SPOTLIGHT is a concise policy-oriented series whose purpose is to critique international negotiation processes from a global governance perspective. It is published 6-8 times a year in German and English.

sef: insight is an online publication to accompany key conferences hosted by sef:. It presents interviews with international experts as well as opinion pieces on pressing issues of local, regional and global governance. sef: insight aims at bringing perspectives from other world regions to the debate.

Enhancing this offer, the SEF produces the following in-depth publications at intervals of one to three years:

GLOBAL TRENDS is a standard work containing facts and figures and identifying trends and linkages between key developments in global society. Prepared in collaboration with the Institute for Development and Peace (INEF), it is published every three years in German, with an abridged version in English.

In addition to these regular series, the SEF produces SPECIAL PUBLICATIONS in book form on an occasional basis, as a contribution to the political and academic debate in Germany. 

Our previous publication series – the SEF POLICY PAPERS, the FOREIGN VOICES and the ONE World books – can be accessed via our website. These series will be discontinued from mid 2012.

NEWS

“Sustaining Peace” – Current challenges for democracy

ANNOUNCEMENT

2018 will be the start of a new high-level sef: series called Dresden Forum for International Politics. On 8/9 February 2018, international experts will convene to discuss current challenges for democracies. What are possible pathways towards lasting peace and nonviolent societies? Staffan de Mistura, UN Special Envoy for Syria, and Steve Killelea, Publisher of the Global Peace Index, have already confirmed their participation.

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sef/INEF News November 2017

NEW EDITION PUBLISHED

We have just released a new edition of sef/INEF News. Find out more about our current events and publications!

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Human Rights and the Global Economy

REPORT PUBLISHED

The relationship between the global economy and human rights is complex. Too often, the latter fall by the wayside. Unequal power relations seem to be an important factor. On 07th and 8th September 2017, a group of international experts discussed in Bonn how to challenge structures that favour unequal power relations to the detriment of human rights. Read a summary of the discussions in our conference report!

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UN Compact for Migration: Unresolved issues

NEW GG-SPOTLIGHT PUBLISHED

At a UN Summit in September 2016, the Heads of State and Government endorsed a commitment to achieve a Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration by September 2018. How does the preparatory process look like? What are crucial issues still to be resolved? And what should the negotiators consider? Read the answers in this Global Governance Spotlight by Steffen Angenendt.

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