Conference programme

Conference languages German and  English

Future Prospects for Africa’s Youth:
Regional and international strategies

Day 1 – 6 April 2017

SESSION I Saping Youth Policy at the
International and Regional Level
SESSION II Improving Political Particiption
SESSION III Narrowing Social Inequalities
Cultural Programme

Day 2 – 7 April 2017

SESSION IV Skilling Young People for the Job Market
SESSION V Motivating Young Entrepreneurs
SESSION VI Prospects for African Youth

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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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