Economic development in Afrika
Sustainable economic development in Afrika
The debate on economic development in Sub-Saharan Africa no longer focuses only on quantitative aspects, but increasingly considers qualitative aspects as well. Raising economic growth, productivity, and investment remains on the top of the policy agenda, but aspects of sustainability have significantly gained in importance. In the development community it is now consensus that economic development has to be sustainable.
Policy Research Group & T20
In December 2016, Germany took over the presidency of the G20. This places the G20 emerging countries in the hands of a country that would like to take on a special responsibility for the implementation of global sustainability targets (SDGs).
Refugees and displacement
Refugees and displacement
Never in the history of mankind were so many people forced to leave their homesteads. The root causes of flight and displacement often are complex: These comprise of violent conflicts, weak statehood, economic crises or natural disasters and environmental change. Which contribution can development policy make to forestall displacement? How can the negative consequences of displacement be mitigated?
The NDC Explorer
The (I)NDCs proved to be a corner stone for the implementation of the Paris Agreement. However, the national climate plans vary in scope and content. The online tool NDC Explorer allows everybody to explore countries priorities and ambitions related to climate change and therefore to contribute to the global climate action in the context of the UN climate negotiations.
Effective Development Cooperation
The Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation
The Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC) is an important platform for discussions on the effectiveness of contributions towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The principles of country ownership, focus on results, transparency, inclusive partnerships and mutual accountability guide the current transition period.
Janus, Heiner / Sarah Holzapfel (2017)
On the effects of international support to peace and democracy in Kenya and Kyrgyzstan in the aftermath of interethnic violence
Fiedler, Charlotte (2016)
Scholz, Imme / Uwe Schneidewind / Ulrich Brand (2016)
Global festival of ideas for sustainable development
Bonn, 01.03.2017 until 03.03.2017
Do we need a shared impact and evaluation agenda?
Special Issue Launch + Public Panel
Collective Action in Times of Global Transformation and Domestic Crisis
Drought resilience in Sub-Saharan Africa
Bonn, 06.04.2017 until 13.07.2017
20 February 2017. Here is what Germany can do to engage the Middle East.
13 February 2017. The elections in Ecuador this Sunday may reveal a plan for the future of Latin America’s progressive dream.
Regionalexpertise des DIE
News from within our Institute
G20 Engagement Groups
Statement for Open and Inclusive Societies
DIE ranked among the world’s best Development Think Tanks
Opportunities for refugees with academic / scientific background
For refugees with academic reference the DIE offers the opportunity to get involved with the Institute’s activities.