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International cooperation

Bringing the slogan “just transition” to life

The transition to a CO2-neutral economy can only succeed if it is done in a socially just way. Alternative jobs, social security and regional structural policies are essential.

Coastal communities

Sustainable sponges

In Zanzibar, women have taken up the cultivation of climate-resilient sponges in the Indian Ocean

Global governance

Reforming development finance

Proposed solutions include debt restructuring and cancellation, reform of multilateral development banks and mobilisation of domestic resources

Democracy protection

Protecting democracy, averting autocratisation

The global wave of autocratisation requires a change in the promotion of democracy

Development policy

Religion needs to be a part of the solution

Secularisation is a growing trend in parts of Europe and North America. But it would be a mistake to think this means religion is becoming less relevant for German development cooperation

Our View

Abandoning our own values

Driven by right-wing populist forces, the EU is tightening its asylum rules. Doing so is wrong for political, moral and economic reasons

D+C/E+Z

Why we believe in our Digital Monthly

What purposes our Digital Monthly serves, and how it differs from the print issue

World Bank study

Migration as a powerful force for development

World Bank development report presents policymakers with solutions for managing global migration

Early childhood development

Various potentials

Early childhood is an important phase in human development in which a child rapidly develops its abilities. However, the international call for children to “realise their full potential” needs to be tailored to skills that are relevant in their society

Women’s migration

Better jobs for migrant women

Migrating can be an empowering experience for women but also involves considerable hardship. Policy action is needed to improve their opportunities

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The UN Sustainable Development Goals aim to transform economies in an environmentally sound manner, leaving no one behind.