The Dance Floor is Their Arena

A bleak future and the feeling of having been left behind: A Krump dance group run by the charity KielerKids shows how to find support in difficult situations.

Coping With the Past in Rwanda: The Road to Forgiveness

The village of Mbyo brings and perpetrators and victims of the Rwandan genocide together.

Understanding Science Through Play

How to make science accessible to all members of society? The “Falling Walls Engage” forum in Berlin presents selected projects and organizations – among them Belgium-based Ekoli.

Algorithms for Old Age: In the Mobility Lab at 70+

Our society is aging rapidly. A new Mobility Lab will help elderly patients and collect reliable data.


For a National Action Plan on Migration

The implementation of the UN Global Compact for Migration could provide an opportunity for an overall approach to migration policy in Germany.

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Competition of Powers

The U.S. Administration imposes tariffs on China, China responds with tariffs on U.S. imports. What's next? Cooperation, competition or confrontation? Experts from China, Europe, and the United States discussed the perspectives in Berlin.

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Don’t Take Democracy for Granted

Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright talked about the topic of her book “Fascism: A Warning” and is deeply worried about the resurgence of nationalism.

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Integration Requires Democratic Participation

Refugees and migrants want to participate politically and socially in their new home country of Germany. Integration experts, policymakers, and immigrants discussed in Berlin how this could be done.

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The Foundation of Our Society: German Constitution Celebrating 70th Anniversary

2019 will see the 70th anniversary of Germany’s post-war constitution. Federal Constitutional Court Justice Peter Müller comments on the past, present, and future of the Grundgesetz.

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How Authoritarian Regimes Create a Climate of Fear

Why are so many societies becoming susceptible to authoritarian thinking again? Herta Müller, Nobel laureate in literature, has given a lot of thought to this question.

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The Magazine "Africa" (02/2018)

It’s high time to show a new side of Africa! When it comes to this continent, there is more to discuss than what...

Political Participation of Refugees: Bridging the Gaps

A report of the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance, supported by the Robert Bosch...