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29.11.2017

Drop into the future: Migration 2030

How can migration between Africa and Europe change between now and 2030? Here are four scenarios to improve our understanding today.


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29.11.2017

High time for a common African policy on China

While China released its first policy positions towards Africa as early as 2006, Africa remains without a common policy on China’s business practices and relationship with the continent.


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28.11.2017

China as a role model?

On how pragmatism is replacing values in the African-European relations and the expectations of the 2017 EU-AU Summit


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24.11.2017

Transparent governance starts with access to information

The struggle for transparent governance can’t be divorced from the social and political climate in Africa, where governments and political elites attempt to curb citizens’ access to information on critical issues, in violation of their rights.


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28.10.2017

FES-sponsored think tank rises above Venezuelan deadlock to provide economic crisis solutions

Caracas (Venezuela) – "The Observatorio Económico could even go on to provide a less contentious platform for wider democratic reform" writes Michael Lange, FES Venezuela


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20.10.2017

Don't leave it to the gangs! The state of Uruguay sells cannabis

Montevideo (Uruguay) – The country faces obstacles on its ambitious path to create a state-run cannabis market.


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16.10.2017

Beijing, Moscow, Washington – who has what to offer in Latin America?

Left-leaning political forces look for a counterbalance to US hegemony, while right-wing governments are driven by economic interests as much as by the arrogance of the US administration and the lack of attention from the European Union


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16.10.2017

Is geography destiny? Mexico faces the renegotiation of NAFTA

What is at stake in the renegotiation of NAFTA? So far, the results of the treaty differ as much from free trade's most catastrophic visions as they do from its siren songs.


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26.09.2017

Access to the city in Latin America: Between market and social production

In Latin America, the concept "right to the city" has been taken up by community and territorial organizations as the flag of their struggle for housing and habitat.


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25.09.2017

Yurts, condos and sewage: the particular challenges of urbanization in Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia) – City planner Sumkhuu Yadam on urban planning as a political activity in the Mongolian context, and the rights of the growing city population


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