Countries coming out of conflict often adopt new constitutions, but the question how this affects their chances of sustaining peace remains unanswered. This paper summarises new research showing that post-conflict constitution-making processes and especially longer ones can contribute to peace.
Despite the continued high-level commitment to French-German cooperation in development, bilateral cooperation so far remains rather opportunity- than strategy-driven. This Discussion Paper seeks to analyse the main obstacles and how these play out in practice.
Adaawen, Stephen / Benjamin Schraven (2019)
Die aktuelle Kolumne, 17 June 2019
Will droughts and advancing desertification send a new wave of refugees towards Europe? And what do researchers have to say about the correlation between drought, desertification and human mobility? How should policy-makers address this “drought migration”?
Leininger, Julia / Anna Lührmann / Rachel Sigman (2019)
Discussion Paper, 7/2019
This paper explores whether different types, levels and changes in distributional inequalities (Sustainable Development Goal 10) contribute to the erosion of democratic institutions, thereby making governance less inclusive (SDG 16). It provides recommendations for integrated SDG implementation.
Bauer, Steffen / Axel Berger / Gabriela Iacobuta (2019)
G20 represents 80% of global carbon emissions and 80% of global wealth. This briefing paper argues how the club's economic and political weight may be harnessed for ambitious action towards implementing the Paris Agreement and 2030 Agenda in spite of domestic agendas and geopolitical odds.
Negre, Mario / José Cuesta / Ana Revenga / Prescott J. Morley (2019)
Conventional economic wisdom has long maintained that there is a necessary trade-off between pursuit of the efficiency of a system and any attempts to improve equity between participants within that system. Evidence from recent decades suggests,, however, that the trade-off itself is, in many cases,