Foreign Voices

Foreign Voices 3|2016

Affordable Housing in Tanzania.
Local initiatives and challenges in implementing the 2030 Agenda
Joseph I. Shewiyo

Foreign Voices 2|2016

The Path to a Right to International Solidarity
Virginia B. Dandan

Foreign Voices 1|2016

Migration Governance in the IGAD Region
Caroline Njuki

Foreign Voices 4|2015

Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals –
The Municipalities’ Roles and Responsibilities
Esther Ofei-Aboagye

Foreign Voices 3|2015

Public Diplomacy Coalitions with the Global South.
East Asia as the next global center of gravity
Carolina G. Hernandez

Foreign Voices 2|2015

Combating Ebola in West Africa.
WAHO urges to broaden regional cooperation instead of closing borders
Sani Ali

Foreign Voices 1|2015

Lessons learned from Ebola.
The need for an Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Olawale I. Maiyegun
NEWS

sef: insights 8|2018

City governments as agents of local communities

 

INTERVIEW WITH ANÉL DU PLESSIS

In an interview with sef: on the occasion of the International sef:  Expert Workshop 2018, Professor Anél du Plessis speaks about the changing role of city governments in global governance. How are cities affected by international law? And what is their role as agents of local communities? And how is their potential restricted by national constitutions?

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sef: Bonn Symposium 2018

Rethinking local sustainable development

UPCOMING EVENT

The “transformation of our world” onto a sustainable path – as agreed upon by the UN member states in the Agenda 2030 – requires more than one-off projects. How can a  fundamental change in policies, in the society and the economy be initiated? What can municipalities contribute to this shift towards sustainable development and how can the local impetus be escalated to the other political levels? The Bonn Symposium 2018 aims to stimulate ideas and inject fresh momentum into the debate about these issues.

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The Global Refugee Crisis: Towards a just response

NEW ISSUE PUBLISHED

With their effort to keep refugees and migrants out of their territories, Western nations abdicate their historical and political responsibility, according to the analysis of the renowned Indian migration researcher B.S. Chimni in GLOBAL TRENDS. ANALYSIS 03|2018. Chimni therefore calls for a just response from the international community to the global refugee crisis. Such a response could only consist of a multidimensional strategy that had to be worked out in a genuine dialogue between all stakeholders.

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