Expert Workshops

International sef: Expert Workshop 2017

Human Rights and the Global Economy
Interdependence in the context of unequal power relations
7-8 September 2017
Gustav Stresemann Institute, Bonn

International sef: Expert Workshop 2016

International Solidarity: Yesterday’s ideal or emerging key norm?
1-2 September 2016
House of the EKD, Berlin

International sef: Expert Workshop 2015

Achieving International Peace and Security:
Towards a New Normative Consensus
8-9 December 2015
House of the EKD Berlin

International sef: Expert Workshop 2014

New Alliances for Global Public Goods?
What emerging powers expect of Germany and the EU
09-10 September 2014 in Berlin

SEF Expert Workshop 2013

Shifting Parameters.
The Post-2015 Process and the Future of International Cooperation for Development
12-13 September 2013, Berlin

SEF Expert Workshop 2012

Beyond Multilateral Conference Diplomacy:
Alternative Solutions to Global Problems
21-22 September 2012, Berlin

SEF-Expert Workshop 2011

“Institutional Grey Zones” in Global Governance
Long-term trends – current options for action
23-24 September 2011
Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB)

SEF-Expert Workshop 2010

Between Club Governance and “Grey Zones” Governance
New Challenges to Global Governance
3-4 September 2010
Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB)
NEWS

sef: insights 3-4|2018

NEW PUBLICATIONS

During the Potsdam Spring Dialogues we spoke to two experts about innovative measures of social protection. Nkateko Chauke elaborates in the interview how a Basic Income Grant for the SADC region might work. Raquel Tebaldi gives recommendations how social protection might cover women better.

Read the interviews as sef: insights or watch them as videos!

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How to defend digital rights?

sef: HOSTS SESSION

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 or to fight digital rights abuses in the courts. What do activists’ experiences from Europe and Africa have in common? What can journalists and the media contribute?

sef: will discuss these questions with experts from around the globe at a roundtable talk during the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum. Register now!

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Strengthening Local Peacebuilding

EXPERT CONFERENCE ON 29/30 May 2018

The Berlin Summer Dialogue on 29 and 30 May 2018 will discuss the chances and challenges of local peacebuilding as the basis for sustaining peace., with a particular focus on the participation of women and youth. In addition, we will look at useful support for local peace initiatives from outside. Further information and the programme can be found here. Participation by invitation only.

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Public Evening Event

The role of local media in armed conflict

REGISTER NOW

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? 

NEW ISSUE PUBLISHED

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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