Hackenesch, Christine / Julia Leininger (2015)
Die aktuelle Kolumne, 05 May 2015
What can and should Europe do in response to increasing numbers of refugees, thousands of whom are dying in the Mediterranean? German Development Minister Gerd Müller is calling for an additional 10 billion Euro to tackle the issues causing people to flee their countries of origin. By contrast, in his article 'No aid funding for corrupt kleptocrats', published at ZEIT Online, Theo Sommer argues that providing additional development aid would do little to solve the refugee crisis, as it would most likely fall into the hands of corrupt politicians in developing countries.
Klingebiel, Stephan (2015)
Die aktuelle Kolumne, 28 April 2015
Thousands of people are currently fleeing the central African state of Burundi on a daily basis. The upcoming parliamentary and presidential elections, on 26 May and 26 June respectively, have the potential to spark major conflict in a nation which, is already one of the poorest in the world.
Hein, Jonas / Karen Meijer / Jean Carlo Rodríguez de Francisco (2015)
How can we mitigate climate change, protect the shrinking tropical forest and support local communities? This paper assesses different prospects for REDD+ within a post-2015 Paris agreement and suggests a middle road based on regulatory measures and result-based finance.
Acosta, Lilibeth A. / Elena A. Eugenio / Nelson H. Enano Jr. / Damasa B. Magcale-Macandog / Belita A. Vega / Paula Beatrice M. Macandog / Jemimah Mae A. Eugenio / Marilou A. Lopez / Arnold R. Salvacion / Wolfgang Lucht