News from Bonn Alliance for Sustainability Research

New project “digitainable” at the Innovation-Campus Bonn (ICB) Digitalization is an important driver for change in many areas of our lives and there is intense debate about whether it has a positive or negative impact on sustainable development. Often such considerations remain general. The main objective of the project digitainable is to go beyond this…

News from SDSN Germany

Learning with influencers: together.sustainable.change On 15 January, SDSN Germany, together with the journalist network “Weitblick”, co-organised the workshop “Learning with influencers: together.sustainable.change” at the Stiftung Mercator in Berlin. The topic of the workshop was about communication and sustainable development which brought together over 40 people from different communities and contexts such as science, business, media,…

Public Panel Debate on Development Policy under the new EU Commission – „A Union that Strives for More“

EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has identified three priorities: a geopolitical EU Commission, the development of a European Green Deal and a stronger global role for the EU. What opportunities and challenges arise from these priorities for EU development policy and for relations with Africa? How can these priorities be agreed with the…

Postgraduate Training Programme: New development approaches from a young perspective

Junior researchers start their field research in Jordan, Botswana and Ethiopia Three research teams from the Postgraduate Training Programme at the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) will start their field research in partner countries in the Global South these days. In the upcoming weeks, the research teams will address key challenges…

New Project “Migration Policy”

Against the backdrop of the 2030 Agenda and the 2018 Global Compacts for Migration and Refugees, the international community discusses how these global norms for migration management will be implemented by national and local policy actors – and supported by development policy. A critical but often neglected aspect of these debates are the inherent politics…