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Climate crisis boosts displacement

Panel discussion with Adil Najam, Raya Muttarak and Jane Linekar

4 November 2021, 19:00 – 21:00
Hauptbücherei am Gürtel, Urban Loritz-Platz 2a, 1070 Vienna
The event will explore how the climate crisis affects conflicts and displacement in the Global South.

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Klimakrise befeuert Vertreibung

Von Michael Fanizadeh

Schätzungen der Weltbank zufolge könnte es bis 2050 ca. 216 Millionen Binnenvertriebene aufgrund der Klimakatastrophe geben. Konfliktländer wie Afghanistan zählen zu den katastrophenanfälligsten Ländern der Welt.

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Women for Peace in the Horn of Africa: A new network across borders for more impact

Interview with Asia Abdulkadir by Nadja Schuster (VIDC Global Dialoguee)

VIDC Global Dialogue has been able to support women from the Horn of Africa Region to found a diaspora women network in Vienna, which will hopefully have a positive impact for the women in this conflict region. Nadja Schuster…

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Europas Grüner Deal: Vorzeigeprojekt oder Klimaschutz auf Kosten des Globalen Südens?

Von Martina Neuwirth (VIDC Global Dialogue)

Martina Neuwirth analysiert ob Europas Grüner Deal einen „gerechten und inklusiven Übergang“ zu effektivem Klimaschutz darstellt oder doch eher als Schutzschild gegen ärmere Länder des Südens eingesetzt wird.

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Women for Peace in the Horn of Africa

Report on the diaspora networking conference in Vienna from June 10-12, 2021

Women from Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia and South Sudan, who live mostly in exile, met to establish a new network for peace. The gathering in Vienna was hosted by the VIDC, some women joined online.

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Desert Blues. Cultural Activism in the Sahel

Report from Webinar on May 27, 2021

Discussion on art, culture and crises in the Sahel with film director Paul Chandler (It Must Make Peace), G5Sahel gender officer Aminata Ndiaye, FESPACO program director François Adianaga and theater director Alioune Ndiaye.

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Konflikt in Tigray: Hunderttausende Menschen auf der Flucht und der Alltag in einem Flüchtlingscamp

Von Chris Melzer

Chris Melzer von UNHCR berichtet aus seinem Kriseneinsatz von den Lebensbedingungen in einem Flüchtlingscamp in der Tigray Region. Während der Kämpfe waren vier Camps von jeglicher Versorgung abgeschnitten.

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Gender Politics in Uganda

by Hilda J. Twongyeirwe and Fortunate Tusasirwe

In Uganda, participation of women in politics has alwyas been a labored process burdened with patriarchy. Thanks to women's political resistance and trainings, FEMRITE hopes that the country might get a female president one…

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Afrika Club 2021

Africa: Current Developments - EU - Africa Relations - African Diaspora

The Africa Club is an informal discussion forum for interested people from public institutions, African diaspora and civil society. The themes focus on current developments in Africa, the EU-Africa relations and the situation…

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Somali Diaspora Engagement in Austria

Report by Suad Mohamed and Jamal Mataan

Around 7,000 Somalis live in Austria. This makes them one of the larger “Africa communities”. But little is known about their diverse social, cultural, educational and transnational engagement.

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