The Current Column

Photo: Aline Burni, Co-Author of the Current Column of 26 October 2020 “What does a more assertive European Parliament mean for EU development policy?” Photo: Benedikt Erforth, Co-Author of the Current Column of 26 October 2020 “What does a more assertive European Parliament mean for EU development policy?” Photo: Niels Keijzer, Co-Author of the Current Column of 26 October 2020 “What does a more assertive European Parliament mean for EU development policy?”

While in the past there was a perception that the European Parliament merely rubber-stamped the Council’s agreements, the current legislature is more imposing and confrontational.

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Mining companies are increasingly aware that they need to manage their water risks better. Yet, water resource degradation persists.

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DIE Deputy Director Imme Scholz has been appointed as Co-Chair of the Independent Group of Scientists to draft the 2023 Global Sustainable Development Report.

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

DIE Newsletter September 2020 published

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