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contributed to D+C/E+Z in spring of 2022. She is a political scientist and researcher in international cooperation at the German Development Institute (Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik, DIE).

All articles of Aline Burni

Development cooperation

The relentless global decay of democracy

A two-decade trend of autocratisation is eroding democratic principles worldwide. Providers of development cooperation should take notice.

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