#05 Securing Peace

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Peace is a state of harmony and characterized by a lack of violence or conflict. Peace is understood as the absence of hostility, but in a wider sense, it is much more: it also suggests the existence of healthy interpersonal or ...

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Table of Contents Issue #05Featured Articles #05

The Devil's Work

Attacks on women set off unrest in Sri Lanka

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Sudan - Avoiding a New Crisis

Sudan: the international community needs to invest capital in North-South dialouge.

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Development and Security

The story of tightrope wall between peacebuilding, counter-terrorism and state-building

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Emerging Security Challenges and Cyber Terrorism

Cyber Security and Media Hype

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The Militarization of Space

The international militarization of space

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A Pirate’s Paradise

Why piracy in Somalia is worthwile for it's inhabitants

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Human Trafficking: A High-Profit, Low-Risk Crime

Human trafficking: putting the villains behind bars is not enough.

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An X-Ray of Mexican Organized Crime

About mafia structures and their evolution in the Mexican war on drugs.

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Chapters #05

Beyond the magazine

“We can’t just leave solutions to the politicians“

Conference on Religion’s Contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Broken Toilets

Emily Madsen and Samyuktha Varma have created an international magazine intended to change reporting on development work.

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Challenges for the Media – from Information to Participation

Just a blink of the eye in world history, the 40-year existence of the Internet has been revolutionary.

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Interview: Development Aid is Not All Plain Sailing

5 questions to Andris Piebalgs

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Coming Issue of DDD

For some work means fulfillment, for the majority of us it is a means to survive. For some working means calculating on a computer, for others painting a wall, others plant food to eat.
And the paradox goes even further: Politicians all over the world ask for more jobs to guarantee an income for their citizens. At the same time companies and scientist invest in new technologies to become more productive and therefore save work.
Ever since the first introduction of machines, people are discussing, if work is still needed in the future, and how it will change. John Maynard Keynes in the 20th century expected his grandkids to be working 15 hours a week, while more skeptical voices feared mass unemployment and connected instability.
DDD issue #20 asks: What does work look like in the 21. century? And what does it mean for development cooperation?

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