Few people condone violence in protests, particularly violence that results in punctured lungs or broken bones, as the Kill the Bill Bristol protest has. Of course, the protests in Bristol against the proposed Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill were not
Sept. 9, 2020, the over-crowded Moria Camp was destroyed by a fire, leaving 13,000 migrants without shelter. The European Commission, already under attack for the failure of their migration policies, sped up the already waited upon “New Pact on Migration
In response to the devastating fire in refugee camp Moria, Global Shapers Munich has teamed up with EuropeCares and Greek NGO Becky’s Bathhouse as well as other Global Shaper Hubs to support refugees — in particular, the estimated 1,000 unaccompanied
The Global Shapers Munich Hub is taking a leading role in supporting refugees - in Munich and globally - integration into local communities and the labour market through digital inclusion initiatives Komputer Klasse and the Upskill Library. Komputer Klasse In 2016, the
In one of my previous articles, “How U.S. Sanctions Are Hindering Sustainable Development,” I argued that U.S. sanctions are detrimental to Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), and are more often than not counter-productive in achieving their objectives. There have been numerous
As protests continue in Belarus following the August election, I approached Dimitar Dermendzhiev, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding Consultant. He has experience managing conflict prevention and mediation projects supporting European peace-making in a number of counties including Belarus and has worked
Following the announcement that Bahrain, too, had decided to enter into the so-called peace deal with Israel, I approached political analyst for the MENA region and facilitator for the UNITAR Masters in Peacekeeping and Post-Conflict Resolution, Dr. Nicolai Due-Gundersen, for
The emergence of the Defund the BBC campaign and recent outcry in relation to the Last Night of the Proms are telling of two processes playing out in the U.K. Firstly, that rhetoric pertaining to peoples “right to British nationalism”
The announcement of the UAE and Israel deal has had a mixed reception, raising concerns about normalisation. I approached Development Economist Mr. Riad al Khouri to find out his views since he is a well-known and respected specialist on the Israel-Palestine question.
A country in protest, Lebanon has already faced a financial and political crisis before the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, with Beirut partially destroyed following the twin explosions which have been identified as “one of the largest non-nuclear blasts in history,” the
Rather than opening informed and educative conversations that would support us to have more responsible and informed reactions, the British Press focuses on language and narratives which escalate people's fears and prejudices towards people seeking to come to the U.K.
U.S unilateral sanctions have been widely criticised for their wide-reaching and detrimental effects on the people that they often claim to benefit – and no time more so than now. Studies show that they have been largely ineffective in achieving