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COVID-19 (invisible enemy) in South Africa

The first case of COVID-19 was reported on 05 March 2020 in South Africa, from the individual who had just travelled to Italy. The trace of contacts from the first confirmed case was conducted. Since then, the number of infections rose almost every day. More cases were continuously reported from the individuals who had travelled abroad, and later from the people with no travel history. Currently (5 April 2020) the country has 1655 confirmed cases and 11 deaths. South Africa has the highest number of infections in the African Continent. Nevertheless, some people still do not take the COVID-19 issue seriously. They are still roaming around the streets, regardless of the regulations that has been put by government to curb the spread of the virus.…

MGG network members virtually discuss digital solutions

Since the second half of 2019, a team of MGG network members from Brazil, India, Indonesia, Mexico and Germany virtually puts its heads together to discuss options and opportunities regarding a digital space for the entire network. The aim is to deepen international cooperation and strengthen global connections by providing a space that makes it easy to exchange and explore the network anytime.

Entwicklungs- und Wissenssoziologin Anna-Katharina Hornidge übernimmt Leitung des Deutschen Instituts für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) / Development and knowledge sociologist Anna-Katharina Hornidge appointed Director of German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

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Buchveröffentlichung „Sustainable Development Goals and Human Rights”

Der von Markus Kaltenborn, Markus Krajewski und Heike Kuhn herausgegebene Sammelband untersucht die vielfältigen Verbindungen zwischen Menschenrechten und dem Konzept der nachhaltigen Entwicklung sowie ihrer Relevanz im Kontext spezifischer nachhaltiger Entwicklungsziele (Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs). In dem Kapitel “Reflecting on the Right to Development from the Perspective of Global Environmental Change and the 2030 Agenda…