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Political transition in the US – a tidal change for the Future of Globalisation? A collection of experts’ opinions

Photo: The White House in Washington

Globalisation in the sense of increasing global connectedness has seen difficult times over the last years. The global financial crisis showed the vulnerability of our economic systems and middle classes. Multilateralism was challenged by “my country first” movements, not least so from the US, one of the godmother nations to the post-WWII world order. The other godmother, the UK, turned its back to the EU’s integration project. Furthermore, trade wars increased trade barriers and changed the setting for global production chains. And certainly in 2020, a global pandemic was (and is) most effectively curbed by the limitation of individual movements, often reducing cross-border linkages.

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…