The Current Column

Every Monday, the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) comments on the latest issues and trends of international development policy by its Current Column. The column is intended for politically interested readers who want to get a brief overview on the state of German and international development policy.

Current and past issues can be downloaded for free from the DIE website.

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Trump, the Middle East and Germany

Trautner, Bernhard / Mark Furness
The Current Column of 20 January 2017

Trump, Brexit, populism – wither multilateralism and liberal world order?

Thomas Henökl
The Current Column of 20 January 2017

Is world trade facing a spiral into isolationism?

Berger, Axel / Clara Brandi
The Current Column of 20 January 2017

Why data access matters: the NDC Explorer reveals new insights on national climate action plans

Pauw, Pieter / Kennedy Mbeva / Adis Dzebo
The Current Column of 16 January 2017