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Sports as a Tool for Conflict Transformation and Prevention in Sri Lanka

Sports as a Tool For Conflict Transformation And Prevention In Sri Lanka

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Morocco: The Courage of a Young Returnee

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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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A New Mindset Arising

Young Africans don't want to be seen as charity receivers any longer. They want to act themselves.

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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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Hope Is Contagious

How would you feel leaving home for ever? For Danny Ramadan, a gay Syrian, the decision to flee was never his. It was made for him based on who he loved.

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Generous Envy

The willingness to share depends on different motifs – even envy. Examples from Pakistan, Latin America and the USA.

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China's Post-90 Generation

China's youth have different desires and attitudes than their parents. Are they reshaping their society?

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Fashion

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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Social and Sexy

Why are we so afraid of "good" marketing, PR and communication in social business?

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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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Leaving the Niche

VAUDE is increasingly known for its sustainable production. They started in a niche but might be the trendsetters. An interview with CEO, Antje von Dewitz.

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Better Brands, Better Production?

Ever since the tragedy of Rana Plaza, poor working conditions have increased in visibility. But do the huge labels really keep their fair production promises?

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Ethical Fashion

Ethical fashion is strutting its way across the catwalks of the world's style capitals.

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Interview Tudo Bom Fashion

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Education

From Kitchen Scrap to Healthy Food

From Kitchen Scrap to Healthy Food Farms” – the story of Maa-Bara.

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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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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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No Boundaries, Only Obstacles

Children learn the art of parkour in the Gaza Strip to help them overcome the trauma caused by war and boost their self-esteem.

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Interview: The Past Is Not Forgotten – Nim Alae

Interview with Nim Alae, Musician and Protagonist of the Film "La Isla"

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Talking Pictures

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

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Only for Geeks

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Biodiversity and Global Learning

Biodiversity as a central field of action for sustainable development.

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Sport

Interview: "The Games Alone Are Not Enough"

Is Sport political?

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Interview: Basketball for Development

About education, training and promoting the rights of the handicapped in Cameroon.

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No Boundaries, Only Obstacles

Children learn the art of parkour in the Gaza Strip to help them overcome the trauma caused by war and boost their self-esteem.

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Interview: "A message of Freedom"

Women' soccer in Palestine: Despite the checkpoints and the war, palestinian soccer players pass a message of freedom.

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Interview: "We Have to Channel the Football Fans' Energy"

Riots, pyrotechnics, racist slogans – football fans may often appear violent and nationalistic.

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Dancing for Bollywood: Anything Goes

Bollywood dance is one example of a very traditional form of dance that has arrived in our modern age.

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Sports as a Tool for Conflict Transformation and Prevention in Sri Lanka

Sports as a Tool For Conflict Transformation And Prevention In Sri Lanka

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The Point of Sport

Sport for Development can be a great tool – if it is targeted.

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Art & Design

Fight for Rio’s Streets

In Brazil Graffiti is a weapon of the poor and disinherited. Artists are reclaiming the streets, using their fame to build and educate their communities.

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Dancing for Bollywood: Anything Goes

Bollywood dance is one example of a very traditional form of dance that has arrived in our modern age.

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The Brightest Colour of Syria

Despite the cruel face of the Syrian war artist Diala Brisly refuses to give up hope. With her art she paints another story.

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Art as a Weapon

Syria: Art can be a weapon when journalists are forced to shut up.

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My Big Indian Wedding

Centuries of history, Indian gods and transgender pilgrims: The annual Koothandavar Festival in South India is tolerant, colourful and, at times, violent.

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Magic Can Happen

Some say music can change the world. Hip-hop music definitely does, according to Ben Herson.

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The Dystopian Turn

Can we hope for a better world? Many American writers envision the upcoming world, but their novels are full of skepticism and fears.

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"Sustainability Does Not Cost More"

Sustainability is a key concept of the Post-2015 Agenda. Australian designer Leyla Acaroglu provides a fun and refreshing approach on how to implement it.

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