The Current Column

Tim Stoffel is a political scientist and author of the Current Column of 30 November 2020: "How sustainable procurement can fight modern slavery"

Removing slavery from supply chains requires a “smart mix” of measures to result in a way of doing business more sustainable.

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Photo: Julian Bergman, Author of The Current Column of 23 November 2020 "How the EU and AU should strengthen their cooperation"

Recent developments demonstrate that African instruments for preventing crises and resolving conflicts require strengthening, the EU has an important role to play in this.

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Achievements and needs for the climate change scenario framework

O’Neill, Brian C. / Timothy R. Carter / Kristie Ebi / Paula A. Harrison / Eric Kemp-Benedict / Kasper Kok / Elmar Kriegler / Benjamin L. Preston / Keywan Riahi / Jana Sillmann / Bas J. van Ruijven / Detlef van Vuuren / David Carlisle / Cecilia Conde / Jan Fuglestvedt / Carole Green / Tomoko Hasegawa / Julia Leininger / Seth Monteith / Ramon Pichs-Madruga (2020)

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The world economy in times of COVID-19
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DIE Newsletter October 2020 published

Anna-Katharina Hornidge appointed to German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU)

The German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) is a member of the Bonn Alliance for Sustainability Research