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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The eleventh WTO Ministerial Conference: the future of multilateralism is at stake

Berger, Axel
The Current Column of 11 December 2017

Why it is worth considering consumer trends among the new middle classes

Never, Babette
The Current Column of 04 December 2017

Why we need a European development bank

Wolff, Peter
The Current Column of 27 November 2017

COP23: not great, but good enough

Bauer, Steffen
The Current Column of 23 November 2017