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Focus topic: Climate Change and conflicts
Dr Comfort Ero, ICG

“Climate Security Is Particularly Conducive to Risk Forecasting”

Daniela Sala
Lebanon’s water shortage

Can a 1,500-year-old method secure peace in the age of climate change?

Since the state is not adressing the problems, an environmental organization is bringing local people to the table.
January 23, 2023
Points of conflict

Surviving and co-existing in a changing world

Climate change intensifies conflicts. Conflicts foster climate change. We take a look at three places, challenges and possible solutions.
January 23, 2023
News from the Foundation's work
German School System

Widespread Call for a National Summit on Education

Foundations, associations, and trade unions are all calling on the German government to initiate a long overdue process of reform. 
March 14, 2023
Land degradation in Niger

Surviving (and striving) in the age of Climate Change

Every year, climate change destroys 100,000 hectares of farmland in Niger. One project is bringing back the vegetation – and leading to...
October 24, 2022
Climate-related migration

“Listen to us! We know the problems, we know the priorities, and how to tackle them”

An Interview with Ambassador Dr. Namira Negm, Director of the African Migration Observatory. 
February 21, 2023

“Much of the data is hoarded”

Every day, the digitalization of our society generates a vast amount of data. But so far, the general public has benefited too little from it. The directors of the new The...
March 06, 2023

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Guest commentary by Dr. Bernhard Straub, CEO Robert Bosch Stiftung

Germans are losing faith in their healthcare policy

Is the German government setting the right priorities to ensure high-quality and affordable healthcare in the future? More than half of...

"To figure out how to improve democracy accessible knowledge is key"

Seema Shah from International IDEA talks about today's challenges for global democracy. 
International weeks against racism

Racism shows itself in many ways

Racism and anti-Semitism have one thing in common: they devalue people on the basis of their appearance, name, culture, origin or religion. This can take on very different...
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MENA region

Climate Change Threatens Peace and Security

We highlight the links between climate change and conflicts. And show what solutions exist to improve people's living conditions and prevent violence.
January 18, 2023
UN Climate Change Conference COP27

How people across African countries are fighting climate crisis

We must ensure greater climate justice by giving a voice to underrepresented groups in Africa.
October 24, 2022
The Future of Education

New Paths to New Knowledge

The world is changing at breakneck speed. How can schools meet the needs and fulfil the potential of all their students under these conditions?
September 14, 2022
Bridges instead of bubbles

Immigration and Digitalization

Immigrants are using digital media, services and tools to network and overcome social barriers. The projects we support show how digitalization can improve cohesion.
June 13, 2022
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