Conference language English

New Alliances for Global Public Goods?
What emerging powers expect of Germany and the EU

Workshop-Programme as pdf-file

Tuesday, 9 September 2014

13.00 hrs Registration and Light Refreshments
13.30 hrs Welcome
13.45 hrs Session I
Emerging Middle Powers: Growing
Self-Confidence, Changing Spheres of Influence?
15.30 hrs Coffee Break
16.00 hrs Session II
Coalition-Building for Sustainability: What Role for
Germany and the EU in Current Negotiations?
18.00 hrs End of Day
18.30 hrs Dinner and Informal Evening

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

09.00 hrs Welcome Coffee
09.15 hrs Session III
Making the World a Safer Place:
Working Together for Human Security
11.15 hrs Coffee Break
11.45 hrs Concluding Session
Collaborating with Emerging Middle Countries
for Global Public Goods:
Future German and European Strategies
13.00 hrs Wrap-up and Political Outlook
13.15 hrs End of Conference

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.

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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

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