Legal knowledge

Useful e-learning courses on the UNEP website

LEAP stands for Law and Environmental Assistance Platform and is a trustworthy source of information

Environmental law

Humankind needs more stringent environmental regulations

Online courses on the UNEP website help to get a deeper understanding of international law

Middle East

Jewish voices assess Israel’s current crisis

Netanyahu’s right-wing government is facing unprecedented protests

West Africa

Nigeria’s inconclusive election results

The results of Nigeria’s presidential elections will be challenged in court


Good education for everyone

Though poor education affects society as a whole, many governments do not prioritise the sector appropriately

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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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

Religious totalitarianism

Iran’s protests resonate around the world

Women everywhere must be free to go where they like and dress as they please

Collective trauma

Why even the most atrocious evil can have a banal basis

60 years ago, Hannah Arendt’s book “Eichmann in Jerusalem” caused a controversy

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