sef: Publication series

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sef: publishes short policy papers as well as in-depth publications in order to make the results of its work accessible to a wider interested public.

sef:’s short publications are currently produced in two ongoing series:

Global Governance Spotlight concisely assesses selected international negotiation processes from a global governance perspective. It is published around 6 times a year in German and English.

sef: insight presents interviews with international experts and opinion pieces from different world regions.

Complementing this range of brief formats, the sef: produces the following in-depth publication series:

GLOBAL TRENDS. ANALYSIS links current developments to long-term trends in global society. Based on facts and figures, it offers guidance and perspectives to policy-makers and society at large. For a detailed description of this latest sef: publications series, please have a look at the press release on the occasion of its launch.

In addition to these regular series, sef: offers special publications in book or booklet form on an occasional basis, as a contribution to the political and academic debate in Germany.

Our previous publication series – the GLOBAL TRENDS, the Policy Papers, the Foreign Voices and the ONE World books – can be accessed via our website. These series have been discontinued.

The latest publications by the Institute for Development and Peace (INEF) can be found here: www.inef.uni-due.de.

NEWS

Public Evening Event

The role of local media in armed conflict

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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? 

NEW ISSUE PUBLISHED

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

REPORT ONLINE

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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