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Tigray conflict

Ethiopia’s fragile peace

A peace treaty aims to end the Tigray conflict in northern Ethiopia – but it can only succeed if underlying problems are addressed

Libya

Libya lapses into Gaddafi nostalgia

More than ten years after the collapse of the Gaddafi regime, the situation in Libya is so devastating that some long for pre-revolutionary times

Democracy under attack

8 January 2023 in Brasília looked like 6 January 2021 in Washington

In protest against legitimate election results, right-wing extremists vandalised government buildings

Identity politics

The painful partition of India

How colonial India became two and eventually three different countries

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Journalism skills

Getting trauma reporting right

Only conflict-sensitive journalists can do justice to traumatised persons

Trauma

What helps traumatised societies to heal

Armed conflict disrupts society – and the media have a special role to play as peacebuilders

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Overview living with disabilities

Inclusion instead of discrimination

Around the world, persons with disabilities are discriminated against, though they could be empowered to fully participate in society

Overview multilateral policymaking

Global problems require global solutions

Why multilateral policymaking must improve and who can make it happen

Overview extreme weather

International response to climate crisis must speed up

Extreme weather is causing increasing damages, and it is possible to reduce

Our view

New trauma looms if traumatising past is not dealt with

Societies must acknowledge pain, assess causes and achieve a minimum level of reconciliation after dictatorship or war

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Governance

Achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals will require good governance – from the local to the global level.

Sustainability

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