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.
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Sturm, Janina / Ronja Fitz (2018)
Die aktuelle Kolumne, 02 July 2018
What role can art and culture play in the transformation to sustainable development? Creating a livelihood for all and maintaining this sustainably is the key concern of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Schraven, Benjamin (2018)
Die aktuelle Kolumne, 11 June 2018
At a time of growing controversy in the discussion on the benefits of development cooperation for tacking the causes of displacement, should we not make efforts to leverage this potential more effectively?
Haldenwang, Christian von (2018)
Die aktuelle Kolumne, 14 May 2018
The requirement to levy taxes where added value is created is of central significance for two problems that are currently the subject of much discussion: tax avoidance, particularly by large, multinational companies, and tax competition between countries.
Zintl, Tina (2018)
Die aktuelle Kolumne, 30 April 2018
There is not much cause for celebration on the labour markets in North Africa and the Middle East. A key reason for this is the lack of effective trade unions able to carry out their role in shaping labour-market policy.
Stoffel, Tim / Maximilian Müngersdorff (2018)
Die aktuelle Kolumne, 23 April 2018
The disaster of Rana Plaza 2013 turned public attention to human and labour rights along global value chains. But what became of this justifiable outrage on the part of the international community, and are states now living up to their responsibilities?
Janetschek, Hannah / Ines Dombrowsky (2018)
Die aktuelle Kolumne, 16 April 2018
If we want to achieve worldwide sustainable development, we must steer our economic activities. The ecological limits of the planet must be respected. On the other hand, no one should leave behind and minimize inequality within and across countries.
Brüntrup, Michael / Harry Hoffmann / Klas Sander (2018)
Die aktuelle Kolumne, 29 March 2018
21 March did see the celebration of the International Day of Forests, although very few forest campaigners are in celebratory mood. Many millions of hectares of forest have been lost since the 1970s in the tropics, something for which the expansion of forest area in the temperate zones has been unable to compensate.