sef: insight

sef: insight 4|2018

"Women are underrepresented in social insurance"
Interview with Raquel Tebaldi on gender considerations in social protection

sef: insight 3|2018

"Mining in Africa has not worked for its people"
Interview with Nkateko Chauke on the SADC Basic Income Grant

sef: insight 2|2018

"The alternative to democracy is democracy"
Interview with Professor Samir Kumar Das from India

sef: insight 1|2018

"Young people all over the world need to get political"
Interview with Hajer Sharief from Libya

sef: insight 9|2017

"We need to make the SDGs more accessible"
Interview with Abdihakim Ainte on SDG implementation in Somalia

sef: insight 8|2017

"Energy is fundamentally political"
Interview with Tasneem Essop on decentralised renewable energy systems

sef: insight 7|2017

"Local partnerships are key"
Interview with Mariam Yunusa on the importance of SDG localisation

sef: insight 6|2017

"More advocacy work needed"
Interview with Cephas Lumina on the Guiding
Principles on Foreign Debt and Human Rights

sef: insight 5|2017

"Women are losing out"
Interview with Ranja Sengupta on the
effects of trade and investment liberalization

sef: insight 4|2017

"Exclusion is not an event but a
process which builds up over time"
Interview with Oury Traoré

sef: insight 3|2017

"Weaving back trust into the social fabric"
Interview with Bernardo Arévalo de León

sef: insight 2|2017

"Young people can effect change"
Interview with Job Shipululo Amupanda

sef: insight 1|2017

"Skills are critical for the job market"
Interview with Misan Rewane
NEWS

sef: insights 3-4|2018

NEW PUBLICATIONS

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?

sef: HOSTS SESSION

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

EXPERT CONFERENCE ON 29/30 May 2018

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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Public Evening Event

The role of local media in armed conflict

REGISTER NOW

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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