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25.09.2018

Make the United Nations patriotic again? Donald Trump at the General Assembly

In a reshaped multilateral order, democracy on the national and global levels are mutually reinforcing and a reformed, well-resourced and more democratic UN is at the centre.


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25.09.2018

Extracting value: Banks, the mining industry and access to justice

The global extractives industry is under increasing pressure to rein in its widespread violations of labour, environmental and human rights.


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24.09.2018

SADC-EU Economic Partnership Agreement: What role for Civil Society?

The opportunity remains for civil society organizations to ensure implementation is development-orientated, and facilitates sustainable development, poverty reduction and regional integration.


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30.07.2018

Reclaiming the digital space: Fighting right-wing extremists online

Right-wing extremist content is surging online, bringing a global internet audience of 4 billion people ever closer to a violent ideology that erodes the values that democratic societies rest on—solidarity, equality and freedom.


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29.07.2018

Personal data in the public sphere: Is protection possible?

The regulatory capacity of States lags behind the technology of multinational tech giants that handle most of the world’s data. Is each State running out of solutions to defend the individual privacy of its citizens?


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18.07.2018

Historical German Social Democratic Press Online

The digital edition of Vorwärts now has company. With the additional titles Freiheit, Der Sozialdemokrat and Neue Vorwärts, the Library of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) is launching the Historical German Social Democratic Press Online.


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28.06.2018

Football, xenophobia, racism, discrimination and a few more things

The effective excess of narratives in male football ruled out the possibility of having a female story altogether—and even excluded it.


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26.06.2018

In the shadow of elections

The multi-election year of 2017 highlighted the new challenges that the resurgent Right poses the EU. In 2018, too, there has been little to encourage Brussels so far. Will the shift to the right in the member states continue at European level?


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30.05.2018

Why the BRICS needs a greater civic involvement: Five things you need to know

Civil society organizations and movements are coming together for a Civil BRICS meeting in June to establish their positions for the 2018 summit outcomes.


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28.05.2018

Five things for a democratic, social and just Europe

A list of essentials for a democratic and just future for the European Union.


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