Around the world, crises and violent conflicts remain a major challenge for the international community. The causes are complex, but often enough social, political and economic exclusion play an important role. The members of the United Nations adopted the principle “to leave no one behind” with the Agenda 2030. International crisis engagement must therefore be reviewed critically to determine to what extent attention has focused exclusion so far. How can the international community play a supportive role in conflict situations? And what can be done to prevent the external actors to worsen existing forms of exclusion or trigger new ones?
These and other questions will be discussed at this year’s sef: Berlin Summer Dialogue with international experts from politics and administration, civil society and academia.
"Exclusion is not an event but a process which builds up over time"
Interview with Oury Traoré
sef: insight 4|2017
"Weaving back trust into the social fabric"
Interview with Bernardo Arévalo de León
sef: insight 3|2017
With financial support from
The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)