Global Trends 2007

Vulnerability and Human Security in the 21st Century

Tobias Debiel, Dirk Messner, Franz Nuscheler (ed.)

Development and Peace Foundation
(Stiftung Entwicklung und Frieden - SEF)

Bonn 2006; 96pp; 12.00 €; paperback
ISBN 3-927626-44-9

Global Trends 2007 explores some of the key challenges arising in the first decade of the 21st century, drawing on the latest research findings and a wealth of statistical data. It combines factual information with well-structured analysis and recommendations for policy action. The publication's particular strengths are its clear and accessible format and its interdisciplinary approach.

The work focusses primarily on global vulnerabilities and human security – issues explored in depth by the editors in their comprehensive introduction. The English edition also contains selected articles from the subject areas:

- World Order and Peace
- World Society and Development
- World Economy and Natural Resources
- Environmental Change and Transnational Spill-over Effects.

NEWS

Anchoring global governance in societies

UPCOMING EVENT

The opponents of global cooperation touch a nerve when they talk about global governance as an elitist project. The embedding of global governance at a societal level remains relatively weak. In our International sef: Expert Workshop 2018, we therefore aim to identify new strategies which could contribute to the progressive anchoring of global governance in society.

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The Global Refugee Crisis: Towards a just response

NEW ISSUE PUBLISHED

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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sef: Policy Lunch 2018

The EU in Global Food Governance

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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 discussed these questions during a Policy Lunch in Brussels. Read the report now!

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Strengthening Local Peacebuilding. Establishing the Basis for Sustaining Peace

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On 30 May 2018, international experts discussed in Berlin in what way local peacebuilding can contribute to the prevention of conflicts and to a sustainable peace. Examples from Burundi, Ghana, the Philippines and South Africa were provided to demonstrate chances and challenges of local peacebuilding. Read our short summary now.

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