Governance

Achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals will require good governance – from the local to the global level.

Brain drain in Africa’s health-care sector

The working conditions in Africa’s health-care system are often catastrophic. Medical professionals are leaving the continent for Europe and North America. As a result, health care in Africa deteriorates further. On the other hand, recent developments show tha...

Garbage

How Mexican landfills become ganglands

Organised crime controls informal waste management in Mexico

Corporate power

AI sector worries about what it is doing

A growing number of experts warn that artificial intelligence may be very dangerous

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Appreciating the value of waste

We must transition fast to fair circular economies, either recycling or avoiding waste

Racism

Being Black in Bochum

Anxiety about anti-black, racist experiences is still existing. Experiences of a Ghanaian student in Germany

Social Media

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Share your opinion on global development on our social media channels

Immigration

“We don’t need saviours – we need dialogue on equal footing”

Journalist and founder Düzen Tekkal discusses the progress Germany has made on immigration, and what still needs to be done

German policy

Germany values respect, reciprocity and alliances

The BMZ response to James Shikwati’s criticism of its Africa strategy

Waste exports

The rich countries practice waste colonialism

Industrialised countries are disposing of large volumes of their waste in poorer countries. The consequences are disastrous

Participation

Immigrants living with forged identity documents in South Africa

In South Africa, the use of fake identity documents has created a dilemma for many immigrants when using social media

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Governance

Achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals will require good governance – from the local to the global level.

Sustainability

The UN Sustainable Development Goals aim to transform economies in an environmentally sound manner, leaving no one behind.