Bürgerkriege, Konfliktmanagement, Peacebuilding

The fate of a girl from Zimbabwe

The author and activist Tsitsi Dangarembga writes about a young woman’s fight for the right to female self-determination in Zimbabwe


Elections in Zimbabwe are accompanied by political violence

Ahead of the election in Zimbabwe, those opposing the government in power are on the receiving end of most violence


The war in Ukraine is fuelling the climate crisis

Russia’s war of aggression is causing significant greenhouse-gas emissions – and revealing the connection between climate action and security policy


Living as refugee in Kenya

To expand the Kakuma refugee camp, the Kalobeyei settlement was established in Kenya, providing shelter to refugees mostly from South Sudan

2030 Agenda

Sustainable Development Goals "almost unachievable"

At the midway point to achieving the SDGs, the number of starving and extremely poor people is rising once again, civil-society organisations lament

Military deployment

German military stayed too long in Mali

Germany has to withdraw quickly from Mali – one reason for this is that the Federal Government failed to learn the lessons of Afghanistan

Intercultural music

Music of the Nile

The multinational music collective “The Nile Project” sang in many styles and languages about life along the Nile

Our view

The right to belong somewhere

People have always moved to far-away places to find livelihoods or to flee from war and disaster. The international community would benefit from more coherent and pragmatic regulation of migration and flight.

German development projects

Seizing the potential of migration and displacement

Development projects must recognise and realise the transformative potential of migration and displacement

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Displacement is part of almost everyone’s history

Flight and displacement are a scourge of humanity that conceals untold numbers of individual fates

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