Global Trends in the Shadow of the World Financial Crisis:
Challenges, Power Shifts and Options for Global Governance

Tobias Debiel / Michèle Roth / Cornelia Ulbert


World Orders and Peace

Military Security between Rearmament, Democratisation and Privatisation
Herbert Wulf


World Society and Development

Global Health Governance in Transition
Elena Heßelmann / Cornelia Ulbert


World Economy and Ecology

Tipping Points in the Earth System and their Implications for World Politics and Economy
Dirk Messner, Stefan Rahmstorf

The World Financial System in Crisis
Karin Küblböck, Johannes Jäger, Andreas Novy


Notes on the Contributers


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. sef: discussed activists’ experiences from different world regions with ´Gbenga Sesan from Nigeria and Thomas Lohninger from Austria during a roundtable talk at the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum.

Read the most important results of the discussion in our short report

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sef: insights 5-6|2018


How can local media contribute to peaceful societies? Rev Geraldine Fobang from Cameroon and Dr William Tayeebwa from Uganda explain the challenges and chances for peace journalism in armed conflicts at the Berlin Summer Dialogue.

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

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