Europe

Hotel Mum

In what countries do young people stay the longest at Hotel Mum? Have a look at European youngsters.

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Living the Dream

Haven't you too dreamt of becoming a rock star when you were a child? Sometimes this dream comes true...

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The Rockstars of Business

When youngsters want to set up their own businesses, experienced entrepreneurs can support them.

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Fighting Intolerance

Thanks to a young entrepreneur, Swedish companies finally start employing immigrant workers.

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Escaping the Violence

Young Muslims in Germany grow up caught between two worlds. Some of them resort to violence.

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The World We Want!

What do young people expect from the future? What ideas do they have?

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Kinky-Curled Woman in a White World

How an online beauty portal can boost the self-confidence of black woman.

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Interview: Fair Fashion on the Catwalk

Ethical fashion conquers the world couture capital Paris: Good-bye hippe hemp sack, hello haute couture!

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It's Just a Fad!

Why most of the arguments against open data are short-sighted.

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Are the Big Guys Always the Bad Guys

Testing textile firms: mainstream retailer H&M versus niche player hessnatur - who is more sustainable?

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Interview: Fresh in the Trash

The way we consume affects food security in other countries.

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Ripe for the Bin

Food from the rubbish bin? Unfortunately, there is plenty of it due to our throwaway society.

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Stop Wasting Food

Food waste could feed every starving person on this planet. Here is some food for thought.

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Frenetic Standstill

Turkey recovered rapidly from the economic and financial crisis and is now booming once more.

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Where the Secret Service Is Still Called the KGB

This isn't the last dictatorship in Europe, it is the first one in the 21st century

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On the Eve of Putin's Third Term

One has to be careful when considering the prospects of Putin's third term in office.

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The Long Path to a Civil Society – The Example of Russia

Twenty years of transformation have brought neither democracy nor a vital civil society to Russia.

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20 Years After the Outbreak of the Bosnian

The terrible effective power of prejudices came fully to the fore in the Bosnian War

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Cyprus – Prejudice and Bias Prevent Reunification

Is mutual mistrust the only thing that Greek and Turkish Cypriots share?

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The Fear of Suitcase Bombs

Europe's new security demands represent a hurdle for poor countries

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Kenyan Soap Opera Takes a Teaching Role in UK Classrooms

A novel way in which popular media is used in enhancing education

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European Aid: Aspiring to the Gold Medal

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Interview on Fair Trade / GEPA

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Interview Tudo Bom Fashion

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Green Growth in Southeast Europe

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Interview: Lobbyism

Isn't there a difference between when an NGO protests to save the environment and the tobacco lobby, for instance, negotiating with politicians on behalf of their own interests?

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On the Mobility of Roma

Roma are often pictured as a homogenous group, exceptionally willing to travel. Research disproves this image.

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“Economics Education Lacks Pluralism”

Very few economists anticipated the financial crisis. A new approach is needed, argues Ingrid Rieser who filmed the movement “rethinking economics”

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Who Is the Social Entrepreneur?

A new figure of business is emerging: the social entrepreneur – supposedly combining business spirit and social responsibility. Are expectations fulfilled?

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Who Got Shooters?

Gangsta rappers promote a violent lifestyle while carrying the banner of peace and responsibility. What are their values?

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Delicious Bytes

DDD asked seven food bloggers from around the world what motivates them to blog and to share a regional favorite with you.

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The Quantified Self

Let us have critical look at the vastly popular apps that monitor the user's everyday life, diet choices and body functions.

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Resist the “Snack Attack”

Carlos A. Monteiro warns of the dangers of ultra-processed foods, noting that our personal and social well-being is at risk.

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Hipster’s Hype, Smallholder’s Reality

Due to rising demand, quinoa production and prices skyrocketed in the last few years.

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The Anti-Restaurants

It is trendy to celebrate food culture. Organized through apps or blogs, strangers meet in so called supper clubs – but sharing food has a long tradition.

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Let Us Fix it

Repair Cafés offer room for fixing your bike and exchanging knowledge over coffee – and thus tackle sustainable development on the local level.

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“A Historic Shift in Conversation”

Transition Network aims at the mind sets of developed countries - seeking to transform the affluent Western way of life.

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Computing Sustainability

Software that learns from sensors on garbage bins adapts to urban issues and generates solutions the human eye cannot see.

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Meeting the World’s Housing Needs

By 2050, 70 percent of people will live in cities. A prospect calling for building 100,000 housing units per day until 2030.

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“Please Stay Inside”

Delhi’s air quality endangers the health of its citizens, so innovative strategies are needed to regulate pollution.

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The Resilience Revolution

Terrorism, earthquakes, violence – global cities face various threads. 100 Resilient Cities helps them to be prepared.

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Europe’s Working Poor

In some parts of Europe, garment workers earn less than their Asian counterparts – even if they work for big brands

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A Global Option

Ever more sophisticated robots are taking over jobs. Poverty might follow in step. But there is a concept, often derided as socialist utopia that could help.

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The Mobile Generation

Young people struggle to make a living in the digital economies – two stories from Abidjan and Berlin

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