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Marshallese Migration: Comparative Well-Being In U.S. Destination States

New policy brief by UNU-EHS Researchers on first-hand information from 79 Marshallese respondents living in Hawai‘i, Oregon, and Washington, who have compared their well-being in these destination states to that of their previous lives in the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI). In addition, they reflect on how their sense of well-being relates to their concerns about a changing environment at home. […]

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Global / One Health: Anna-Katharina Hornidge appointed to Advisory Board of BMZ and elected into Steering Committee of the Global Health Hub Germany

The consideration of the relevance of human health, animal health and environmental health as well as biodiversity is called the „One Health“ approach. It envisages the promotion and maintenance of health in all these areas through preventive measures. The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in Germany is strengthening its commitment in the context of the One Health approach. […]

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Technologies, SDG indicators and Interlinkages

Sustainability and digitalisation are two of the most impactful discussions in today’s landscape. Each of them individually has generated a massive amount of research about how they can change essential practices, and mostly, governance, businesses, and society. However, the confluence of both of these trends largely remains uncharted. Many research activities on the concepts like digitalisation, digital transformation, industry 4.0 applications, etc. exist, but not all relevant dimensions have been well investigated. […]

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New Director at UNU-EHS

As of August 1, 2020, Dr. Shen Xiaomeng assumed the role of UNU Vice-Rector in Europe (UNU-ViE) and Director of our Bonn Alliance partner institution the Institute for Environment and Human Security of the United Nations niversity (UNU-EHS). […]

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When the disaster strikes: Gendered (im)mobility in Bangladesh

“Gender influences people’s behaviour in various ways. This study investigates gendered (im)mobility during cyclone strikes in Bangladesh. During such strikes people have described being unable to move away from environmentally high-risk locations and situations. The Q-based Discourse Analysis used by this study shows how and why gender-roles (im)mobilised people in three coastal locations during the cyclones. […]”

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Urban stories connecting loss of wellbeing, displacement and (im)mobility

The journal article “‘When we were children we had dreams, then we came to Dhaka to survive’: urban stories connecting loss of wellbeing, displacement and (im)mobility” uses storytelling methodology to investigate the connections between urban climate-induced loss of wellbeing and (im)mobility in Bhola Slum, an informal settlement in Dhaka, Bangladesh. […]

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Start of the digital MGG Academy 2020

How can international collaboration and knowledge cooperation be successful? How can we shape societies worldwide and make them more sustainable? The Managing Global Governance (MGG) Academy of the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) will dedicate itself to these demanding questions. […]

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