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Knowledge for strengthening Ocean Resilience

Beatrice Dippel and Irina Rafliana explain why 2022 is an important year to build on Southeast Asia’s experiences and knowledge with regard to the ocean and its risks. How can awareness of coastal risks and ocean resilience also be strengthened in other regions of the world?

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Capacity Building

Master’s programme holds its first ever alumni reunion

Alumni, faculty and staff of the Joint Master’s of Geography of Environment and Human Security recently gathered virtually for the programme’s first-ever alumni reunion. Although held online, the reunion didn’t miss a beat in bringing the “GeoRisk” community back together.

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How to save the oceans?

Dorothea Wehrmann, Jacqueline Götze, Michał Łuszczuk, Katarzyna Radzik-Maruszak and Arne Riedel illustrate why and how exactly the UN decade should be used to foster transdisciplinary research, the inclusion of place-based knowledge and collaborative knowledge agendas.

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Start of the UN Ocean Science Decade

On 1 June, the United Nations proclaimed the Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development. Ina Lehmann explains what benefits marine protected areas can have for marine ecosystems. She explains why it is so important that they are not only effectively implemented but also socially just.

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Impulses for the Bundestag election

In the run-up to the Bundestag elections, DIE would like to invite to a debate on the understanding of development and the orientation of development policy. As a frame for the series, Prof. Dr Anna-Katharina Hornidge and Prof. Dr Imme Scholz have outlined guidelines for German development policy in the 21st century.

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Mobility and Migration

World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day is an international day designated by the United Nations to honour refugees around the globe. It falls each year on June 20 and celebrates the strength and courage of people who have been forced to flee their home country to escape conflict or persecution. World Refugee Day is an occasion to build empathy and understanding for their plight and to recognize their resilience in rebuilding their lives.

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