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The Environmental Economist with a Penchant for Justice

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“Migration Has to Be a Reason to Show Humanity”

We asked migration experts and practitioners from around the world for their hopes for 2021.

Reviving the Transatlantic Relationship

Joe Biden won the U.S. presidential election. His victory will provide a major opportunity for the U.S. and its European allies to rethink the nature of their relationship. An essay by James Goldgeier and Agneska Bloch.

The World is More United than Divided

To mark its 75th anniversary, the United Nations launched a global conversation and asked people in all parts of the world: What developments are decisive for our future?

Science Without Barriers

Every year, the “Falling Walls Engage” forum honors projects that break new ground in science communications. We are presenting four of the winners.

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Shaping Our Future Together

In a global dialogue, the United Nations (UN) asked people how they imagine the world of tomorrow.

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The Path to Lasting Peace

Why have previous peace approaches generally met with such little success? And which paths can lead to lasting peace? A new initiative aims to find the answers.

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Think Tanks as Driving Force in German Foreign and Security Policy

In our interview the authors of a new study talk about the weaknesses of the German think tank landscape.

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“We Need to Do Something to Fight the Online Strongholds of Radicalization!”

How can we effectively restrict right-wing extremist content on the internet? Julia Ebner on the findings of her new study.

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Malnutrition and Fast Food in Sub-Saharan Africa

What is the connection between different diets and climate change? Dr. Ina Danquah is planning to develop sustainable nutrition strategies.

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Migration in a Digital World

Jessica Bither explains in an interview what influence new technologies have on global migration policy.

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Publications

UN75: Shaping our future together

In January 2020, the UN launched a yearlong, global initiative to listen to people’s priorities and expectations of...

The Magazine "Digital" (01/2020)

Digitalization is increasingly setting the course of our lives, entailing both positive and negative ramifications....

The Online Ecosystem of the German Far-Right

This report presents the findings of a research project of ISD’s Digital Analysis Unit about the alternative...