Foreign Voices 2006-2010

All editions of the Foreign Voices can be downloaded as pdf-file.

Foreign Voices 2|2009
Self-determined development vs. externally controlled aid efficiency – what kind of development strategy leads to success? Yash Tandon in a controversy with Eckhard Deutscher
Yash Tandon und Eckhard Deutscher

Foreign Voices 1|2009
Women and Traditional Knowledge in Drylands
Luc Gnacadja

Foreign Voices 3|2008
In the aftermaths of the xenophobic violence in South Africa: How can South African cities respond?
Aurelia Wa Kabwe-Segatti

Foreign Voices 2|2008
The UN/AU-Hybrid Mission in Darfur: Challenges of Implementation
Henri Boshoff

Foreign Voices 1|2008
The Responsibility to Protect (R2P): A way forward - or rather part of the problem?
Thelma Ekiyor

Foreign Voices 6|2007
Turning the resource curse into a blessing. How to further social and economic development in resource-rich countries
Ana Elizabeth Bastida

Foreign Voices 5|2007
Partnership or Neo-Colonialism? The Role of the South in Global Resource Governance
Joyce R. Aryee

Foreign Voices 4|2006
Energy & Geopolitics. A European and a Chinese Perspective
Jacques de Jong

Foreign Voices 3|2006
What Role for South Coalitions in Global Governance? A South African View
Elizabeth Sidiropoulos

Foreign Voices 2|2006
How to Conduct Security Sector Reform in Kosovo in Order to Increase Internal and Regional Security
Challenges and Opportunities
Lulzim Peci

Foreign Voices 1|2006
What role for "traditional-religious" authorities in fragile states? The example of Tajikistan
Abdullo Hakim Rahnamo


sef: Policy Lunch

The EU in Global Food Governance


Enough food is produced worldwide to feed humanity, yet more than 815 million people in the world are undernourished. What is the global vision for food and nutrition governance? What initiatives and reforms are being implemented? What role can the EU play?

sef: and CIDSE – International Alliance of Catholic Development Agencies will debate these questions during a Policy Lunch in Brussels on 12 July 2018. Register now!

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Strengthening Social Security in Africa


Social protection is a human right. However, it is only a reality for about one fifth of the people living in Africa. What initiatives have been established at continental, regional and national level in recent years? How successful are they and what are the associated challenges? Around 80 experts discussed these questions during the Potsdam Spring Dialogues on 19/20 April 2018. Read the conference report now!

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sef: insights 3-4|2018


During the Potsdam Spring Dialogues we spoke to two experts about innovative measures of social protection. Nkateko Chauke elaborates in the interview how a Basic Income Grant for the SADC region might work. Raquel Tebaldi gives recommendations how social protection might cover women better.

Read the interviews as sef: insights or watch them as videos!

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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 or to fight digital rights abuses in the courts. What do activists’ experiences from Europe and Africa have in common? What can journalists and the media contribute?

sef: will discuss these questions with experts from around the globe at a roundtable talk during the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum. Register now!

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Strengthening Local Peacebuilding


The Berlin Summer Dialogue on 29 and 30 May 2018 will discuss the chances and challenges of local peacebuilding as the basis for sustaining peace., with a particular focus on the participation of women and youth. In addition, we will look at useful support for local peace initiatives from outside. Further information and the programme can be found here. Participation by invitation only.

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