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

Public Evening Event

The role of local media in armed conflict


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? 


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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Current challenges for democracies


In February 2018, the first Dresden Forum for International Politics took place. The new series is co-organised by the sef:, the Free State of Saxony, Engagement Global gGmbh and Foundation Frauenkirche Dresden. Around 80 experts from different world regions discussed current challenges for democracy. They focused on how to create and sustain peaceful societies in democracies. Read the conference report and further coverage online now!

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