Discussion Monday, 10. December 2018 in
Washington D.C.

Effective oversight of government intelligence activities can guard against the erosion of fundamental rights, but most democracies, including the U.S., struggle with it. Surveillance technology evolves quickly, and intelligence law is highly complex, making it difficult to innovate in this field. Presented by The Center for Democracy & Technology and the Stiftung Neue Verantwortung.

Friday, 07. December 2018 in
Florian Muehlfried’s public lecture / ფლორიან მიულფრიდის საჯარო ლექცია

პარასკევს, 7 დეკემბერს, 16:00 საათზე, ჰაინრიჰ ბიოლის ფონდის სამხრეთ კავკასიის რეგიონული ბიურო გიწვევთ ფლორიან მიულფრიდის საჯარო ლექციაზე

►►უნდობლობის მომენტები სამხრეთ კავკასიაში◄◄

Book presentation and discussion Thursday, 13. December 2018 in
New Delhi
Discussion Tuesday, 11. December 2018 in
Washington D.C.
Mexico’s Programa Frontera Sur, its Impact on Migrants, and U.S. Engagement

Please join us for this timely discussion which takes place during the first week in office of Mexican President Andrés Manual López Obrador, who has promised to focus on human rights of migrants, the economic development of Mexico’s southern region, and proposed to president Trump a joint development plan for Central America that includes support from Mexico and the United States.

Discussion evening Wednesday, 19. December 2018 in
"Oil Palm Farmers and Protecting the Environment"

Oil palm cultivation: An economic success at a high price

Two narratives dominate the debate on the expansion of the oil palm cultivation. The first narrative focuses on the destruction of forest or agroforestry systems and their transformation into oil palm monoculture plantations. It identifies the massive threat that this development deals to the environment’s capacity to preserve and provide biological processes and components of an ecosystem. The second narrative shows how oil palm cultivation improves the livelihoods of rural households by increasing their income and nutrition. Both narratives are supported by scientific evidence, and they need to be thought together when aiming to improve the ecological and economical sustainability in the production areas.

Panel discussion Monday, 03. December 2018 in
Washington D.C.
Experiences from Germany and the United States

Immigration remains a political football in national and regional debates in Germany and the US. Behind the scenes, the actual integration of persons with a migration background proceeds on a daily basis. This discussion highlights specific educational programs that are central mechanisms for integration in the US and Germany.

Talk with the author Thursday, 29. November 2018 in
Washington D.C.
Stories of Survival in Appalachia and Wales

Join us to celebrate the launch of Tom Hansell's book After Coal: Stories of Survival in Appalachia and Walesat Busboys and Poets on Thursday, November 29th from 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Panel discussion Thursday, 29. November 2018 in
Re-imagining Nairobi

The Panelists
David Nahinga enjoys creating awareness on the importance of respecting Public Spaces. He is also a registered Quantity Surveyor and owner of a small Design and Build Construction Firm based in Nairobi Ujenzibora Investment Limited. http://ub.co.ke

Ivanna Waweru is a young well-rounded counselling psychologist and founder of Wezadada Foundation. She is a TED speaker and passionate about sharing her story and assisting young people to find purpose in their stories.

Dan Aceda is with Cela Dynamics a startup design, engineering technology company developing and prototyping solutions to urban challenges in Nairobi. They work to create collaborative engagements with grassroots stakeholders (wherever we find them) and develop ideas that have the capacity to bridge the gap between the current experiences and environment and the hopes and dreams of people, places and communities.

Emma Miloyo is a practising Architect with vast experience in the building industry in East and Central Africa. She is also the first female president of the Architectural Association of Kenya (AAK) and has served as Chair of the Architect's Chapter of the AAK. Emma was voted Top 40 under 40 Women in Kenya.

Thursday, 13. December 2018
Panel discussion Thursday, 29. November 2018
Unpacking the Gendered Implications of Ayushman Bharat
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