Geopolitics

What's Going on in Colombia?

The conflict in Colombia has established itself as the longest and one of the most complex armed conflicts in the world. Since colonial times, the country's history has been marked by violence, a racist violence that has led to extreme inequality in the distribution of wealth. This inequality in Colombia persists to this day and is a central point in the numerous violent clashes.

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G20 Summit - Profit and Protest

Heads of state and presidents of the most powerful industrial countries and emerging economies enjoy complete privacy at regular G20 summits, where they meet to negotiate economic interests. But the guest list is exclusive: poorer countries and representatives from social movements are not invited. In this four-minute video, learn about the backdrop of the G20 summit in Hamburg, which took place in the summer of 2017.

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Climate related damage and loss - and who pays for it?

The effects of climate change are already being felt today. How do we deal with these problems and the associated losses that climate change is already causing - and will cause even more dramatically in the future?

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The Uranium Atlas

Uranium mining mostly takes place on the land of indigenous peoples in the Global South and poses extreme risks to the environment and to people’s health. Nuclear power is extremely costly, and scientists are still unsure about how to store radioactive waste. The Uranium Atlas provides an overview of data and facts that are important to answer questions about Uranium.

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"We will rise, or we will burn!"

Does the future lie with climate crisis or climate justice? You decide! We are in the midst of a crisis of justice caused by capitalism and colonialism. This double-sided world map shows how existing inequality continues to grow on a planet that has warmed by three degrees, as well as the struggles responding to this inequality.

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The New Silk Roads

With the Belt and Road Initiative, BRI for short, China wants to reactivate and further develop the historic Silk Road. This initiative is about reviving the Eurasian economic area. The main goal is to develop infrastructure for the trade routes, create trade relations and strengthen a network of key cities. Find out more in this short explanatory video.

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Grafik: Man sieht Berge, Straßen und ein Notizblick auf dem BRI steht.