In October, BICC has started with the new project “On the road to liquid warfare?“ The project asks how the proliferation of modern military technology for remote warfare – e.g. ballistic missiles, precision-guided munition, or drones – transforms war and warfare practices of autocratic states and non-state armed actors. […]
Imme Scholz, Deputy Director of the German Development Institute / Deutsches Instiut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), was appointed as a new member of the Independent Group of Scientists (IGS), which compiles the Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR) for 2023. […]
In October, the German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU) has been appointed by the Federal Cabinet for its next term until 31.10.2024. Prof. Dr. Anna-Katharina Hornidge, Director oft he German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) and Professor for Global Sustainable Development at the University of Bonn, has been appointed for the first time as one of the nine members of the Council.
In cooperation with Ghanaian partners, scientists and practitioners at the International Centre for Sustainable Development (IZNE) are working on marketable, PV-based energy solutions for healthcare facilities in Ghana.
“The first Global Mountain Sustainability Forum entitled “Sustainability Governance: International Frameworks and Local Contributions”, jointly organized by the GLOMOS programme and the Eurac Research Center for Advanced Studies, has just come to a close. Researchers from around the world came together to discuss global developments and critical issues in sustainability in mountain regions, including natural resources, tourism, and governance. […]”
With the aim of encouraging
reflection on ways to reduce the use of resources in international cooperation, the International Office has issued these Guidelines for Sustainability in International Cooperation. Providing a number of suggestions and options in terms of international mobility and events, with a range of suggestions particular to Bonn, it seeks to assist you in planning sustainable international activities.
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This e-symposium is being organized by the Research Group Contemporary Asymmetrical Dependencies (CAD) at the Bonn Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies, University of Bonn, Germany. Focusing on this nexus between pandemic, migrant labor and vulnerabilities, we hope that this symposium will highlight some of the major challenges that arose from the COVID-19 pandemic, and provide a direction for future research and policy engagement.