Conference language English

Shifting Parameters. The Post-2015 Process and the Future of International Cooperation for Development

Workshop-Programme as pdf-file

Thursday, 12 September 2013

13.00 hrs Registration and Light Refreshments
13.30 hrs Welcome and Introduction
14.00 hrs Session I
In Advance of the MDG SUMMIT 2013:
Evaluation of the Post-2015 Process to Date
From Various Stakeholders Perspectives
16 hrs Coffee Break
16.30 hrs Session II
Too Many Cookes? Broad Participation – Poor Outcomes?
18.30 hrs End of Day
19.00 hrs Dinner and Informal Evening

Friday, 13 September 2013

09.00 hrs Session III
Winners and Losers: More Diversity – Lower Standards?
11.00 hrs Coffee Break
11.30 hrs Session IV
The Loci of Global Negotiations:
Universal Institutions or Flexible Networks?
13.00 hrs Closing Remarks

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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