Digital Development Debates

Dear Reader, after seven years of inspiring discussions, „Digital Development Debates“ (DDD) has been discontinued in September 2017. DDD was created in 2010 as an innovative digital platform for the development community. With 20 ...

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Morocco: The Courage of a Young Returnee

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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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Transparency in Microfinance

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Debt and Deprivation

The Syrians finding refuge in Lebanon’s capital Beirut impact the city’s social fabric and economy. UNHCR fights for a better life for everyone.

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Calling Freedom

Humans in remote areas or sensitive situations often find themselves detached from the flow of information – Freedom Fone is a software to tackle this.

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The Limits of Corporate Responsibility

Considering normative expectations and the economic rationale, should corporations enter the political arena?

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Mali: Insecurity Hotspot in the Sahel

Why has the once peaceful country become a hotspot of insecurity?

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Lands of the Arab Spring

The “land question” is raging across the Middle East and North Africa Region.

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Talking Pictures

In areas with high numbers of illiterate information and education is shared via pictures.

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Facing the Horror

Northern Iraqi society is coping with trauma of the violence. Civil initiatives offer help.

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Remittances: Helpful for Development?

Migrants often send back money to their families. Laura Thompson explains the possibilities and limitations of remittances as a tool for development.

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