Workshop for Experts from the German Länder

Workshop for Experts from the Federal States 2017

Implementing and communicating sustainability
13-14 September 2017
Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development

Workshop for Experts from the Federal States 2016

Flight and Migration as an Issue for the German Länder's Development Policy
13-14 April 2016
LVR-LandesMuseum Bonn

Workshop for Experts from the Federal States 2015

Regional Partnerships with the Global South –
Factors for Success and Challenges
5-6 March 2015
Neues Schloss, Stuttgart

Workshop for Experts from the Federal States 2014

Conference of Experts
European Year of Development 2015 –
The Perspective of the German Länder
20-21 February 2014
Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport
of the Federal State of Brandenburg, Potsdam

Workshop for Experts from the Federal States 2013

Acting in Global Responsibility –
Measures for the Implementation of the Guidelines on Development Policy of the Federal States
4-5 March 2013
State Chancellery, Stadttor, Düsseldorf

Workshop for Experts from the Federal States 2012

Making Global Interdependences Visible –
A Core Development Policy Task for the German Länder
14-15 February 2012
Senate Department for Economics, Technology and Research, Berlin



The Development and Peace Foundation (sef:) and the Institute for Development and Peace (INEF) are launching a new publications series: GLOBAL TRENDS. ANALYSIS. The new series aims to identify options for international policy action in an ever more complex world. Furthermore, it presents perspectives from different world regions. The series analyses current developments and challenges against the background of long-term political trends, and it illustrates facts with figures and tables. GLOBAL TRENDS. ANALYSIS is issued by a team of co-editors from different world regions. For more information, see our press release.

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Cooperation in a Post-Western World


The Western liberal order finds itself in deep crisis. Global power shifts are accelerating. What does this mean for the future of global cooperation? How can the wish for more national autonomy be reconciled with the need to cooperate in a globalised world? Can new forms of governance contribute to sustaining global cooperation? Michèle Roth and Cornelia Ulbert discuss these questions in the first issue of the new publication series GLOBAL TRENDS. ANALYSIS.

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How to overcome the impasse in UN Security Council reform


The urgently needed UN Security Council reform has been stuck for decades. Without a far-reaching structural change that includes the end of permanent seats and the veto, the Council is fading into irrelevance. But at a time of great power transitions, multipolarity without sufficient multilateralism is a dangerous trend. Therefore, in GLOBAL TRENDS. ANALYSIS 02|2018, Jakkie Cilliers calls for a political and intellectual leap to overcome the impasse in UN Security Council reform.

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Global Food Governance


After the food riots around the world in 2007/2008, the UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) was reformed. Since then, the CFS has developed into an innovative global policy forum that could be a role model for other Global Governance institutions. In the current evaluation process, however, the CFS also faces a number of challenges. What are the main characteristics of the CFS? How can it prove successful in a changing political environment? Nora McKeon answers these questions in the Global Governance Spotlight 2|2018 and exhorts member governments to value and reinforce this unique policy forum.

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