The 2017 OECD Global Anti-Corruption and Integrity Forum took place on 30 – 31 March in Paris, France. Government ministers, business leaders and civil society representatives discussed issues including the cost of corruption to society, the use of political donations to buy influence, the role of exportRead more
Video interviews: Is there a German ‘Sonderweg’ in competition policy? How diverse are economic sciences in Germany?
Find here impressions from our Trialog series’ first session of March 6, 2017 in Berlin on the leitmotiv competitiveness.Read more
This year, the August-Bebel-Siftung awards its prize to the political scientist and president of the HUMBOLDT-VIADRINA Governance Platform Gesine Schwan. The August-Bebel-Stiftung, founded by literary Nobel Prize laureate Günter Grass in 2010, aims to promote people who, like August Bebel, have earned themselves a reputation for social justice.Read more
“Honey, I shrank the Internet”. Kick-Off event of the series “Shrinking Cyberspace” by the Center on Governance through Human Rights
In cooperation with the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation, the first event “Shrinking Cyberspace – Civil Society and Human Rights in the Digital Age – The Example of Africa” took place on February 28, 2017 in Berlin. This event discussed the growing limitations in the digital space – “Shrinking Cyberspace” – whichRead more
BERLIN – 26 January 2017. Germany’s G20 Presidency offers a window of opportunity for raising ambition in climate action. The G20 can give a powerful signal for the implementation of the Paris Agreement. In particular, the G20 can take steps towards removing fossil fuel subsidies, adapt financial regulationRead more