Policy Research Group & T20
In December 2016, Germany takes 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).
Effective Development Cooperation
The Global Partnership on Effective Development Cooperation
From 28 November until 1 December 2016, international cooperation stakeholders will gather for the second high-level meeting (HLM2) of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC). Hosted by the Government of Kenya the HLM2 aims to amplify the positive impact of development cooperation over the next 15 years.
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.
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?
Callo-Concha, Daniel / Manfred Denich / John P. A. Lamers / Anna Schwachula / Anna-Katharina Hornidge / Asia Khamzina / Christian Borgemeister (2016)
Klingebiel, Stephan / Victoria Gonsior / Franziska Jakobs / Miriam Nikitka (2016)
Lindenberg, Nannette / Ulrich Volz (2016)
The Agenda 2030 – Dealing with Grand Challenges for Mankind
Bonn, 20.10.2016 until 26.01.2017
A new social contract for MENA
Bonn, 05.12.2016 until 06.12.2016
Financing UN Development Cooperation
Presentation of 2016 UNRISD Flagship Report with panel discussion
Policy Innovations for Transformative Change
6 December 2016. Several thousand people gathered in Nairobi for the second High-Level Meeting (HLM) of the GPEDC. The question is: was it a success?
5 December 2016. Western countries should no longer aim at ‘stabilising’ the political order in MENA countries but help them in designing new, more sustainable social contracts.
Regionalexpertise des DIE
News from within our Institute
Golden Sun Award
Climate movie „1.5 – Stay Alive“ wins at the International Environment Film Festival in Barcelona
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.