Sozialpolitik, Sozialentwicklung
Ecological transition

Energy partnerships for the ecological transition

The so-called just transition is expensive. Rich countries need to support poorer ones.

Burundi

A hot lunch at school

Burundi tries to fight the worst hunger and keep youngsters in school by providing school meals

Child poverty

The harsh reality of street children in Brazil

Homelessness is a considerable problem in Brazil. Very young children are affected too, and their rights are massively violated

Kenya

Homosexuals are still discriminated against in Kenya

Kenya’s LGBTQ community has scored several significant victories in the courts, further cementing the legal grounds for the protection of queers

West Bengal

Grassroots pre-school education in two Adivasi villages

Marginalised communities especially benefit from good pre-school facilities, for example in India

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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

Brain drain

Why Bangladesh’s best minds are moving abroad

Frustrated by a lack of opportunities at home, many educated Bangladeshis are seeking work in foreign countries

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Governance

A second “No”

Voters in Chile have rejected a second proposed new constitution. The divide between society and the political class is growing

World Bank study

Migration as a powerful force for development

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

Mediterranean migration route

Alleviating the suffering on Lesbos

Thousands of refugees continue to live on the Greek island in unacceptable conditions. They receive support by civil-society organisations

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Sustainability

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