Camilo Andrés Gamba Gamba
El Tiempo

Stine-Lise Hattestad Bratsberg
SDGs in new Asker Municipality

Bernard Nenghabi Tosam/Eckhardt Huber
Presentation of the Climate Partnership between Belo and Horb am Neckar

Stacey-Leigh Joseph
Best Practice: Progressing the SDGs via Networks of Cities

Monika Zimmermann
SDGs and city networks


Interview mit Mariam Yunusa
„Local partnerships are key!“

Interview mit Tasneem Essop
„Energy is fundamentally political.“

Interview mit Abdihakim Ainte
“We need to make the SDGs more accessible.”


Public Evening Event

The role of local media in armed conflict


The media have a responsibility to report sensitively on conflicts and diverse social groups. The spread of disinformation or “fake news” can escalate conflicts. It is important to raise media professionals’ awareness of conflict-sensitive, peace-oriented journalism. At a public evening event during the Berlin Summer Dialogue, we would like to discuss opportunities and limits of a peace-oriented reporting with media experts working in conflict zones Register now!

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Sustaining Peace. Can a new approach change the UN? 


The world is facing enormous challenges in light of protracted crises and conflicts. The United Nations are looking for answers with the new ‘sustaining peace’ approach. What are the chances of the new approach to change the UN and create sustainable peace? The new Global Governance Spotlight written by Cedric de Coning offers a current overview.

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Current challenges for democracies


In February 2018, the first Dresden Forum for International Politics took place. The new series is co-organised by the sef:, the Free State of Saxony, Engagement Global gGmbh and Foundation Frauenkirche Dresden. Around 80 experts from different world regions discussed current challenges for democracy. They focused on how to create and sustain peaceful societies in democracies. Read the conference report and further coverage online now!

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