Thursday, 28 November 2013

Local Actors and the Post-2015 Agenda.
Good local governance: a prerequisite for development?
14.30 hrs Part I
Setting up a new development agenda post 2015
- getting local -
17.00 hrs Part II
The framework is the key:
Local governance as a political and legal challenge
19.30 hrs Reception by the City of Bonn

Friday, 29 November 2013

09.00 hrs Part III
Citizens’ participation.
managing opportunities and risks
11.00 hrs Part IV
Good financial governance at the local level
13.30 hrs Part V
Best Practice. Participatory budgeting
15.30 hrs Farewell by the organizers

Detailed conference programme

You can download the programme (pdf) here.


The Global Refugee Crisis: Towards a just response


With their effort to keep refugees and migrants out of their territories, Western nations abdicate their historical and political responsibility, according to the analysis of the renowned Indian migration researcher B.S. Chimni in GLOBAL TRENDS. ANALYSIS 03|2018. Chimni therefore calls for a just response from the international community to the global refugee crisis. Such a response could only consist of a multidimensional strategy that had to be worked out in a genuine dialogue between all stakeholders.

:further info here

How to defend digital rights?


Internet freedom is threatened in many states by restrictions to net neutrality or by governments shutting down internet applications. But there are rays of hope. In different world regions, civil society is mobilizing to protect net neutrality. sef: discussed activists’ experiences from different world regions with ´Gbenga Sesan from Nigeria and Thomas Lohninger from Austria during a roundtable talk at the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum.

Read the most important results of the discussion in our short report

:further info here