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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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[Translate to English:] General election, 14 January 2021, Kampala © Abby Ramadan

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

Diaspora Engagement und die somalische Community in Österreich

Der Afrika Club ist ein informelles Diskussionsforum von Afrika-Interessierten in öffentlichen Institutionen, afrikanischer Diaspora und Zivilgesellschaft zu aktuellen Entwicklungen in Afrika, EU-Afrika Beziehungen und der…

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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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Protests in Nigeria Africa

Social Movements in Africa. Mobilization in the Middle of a Pandemic

Report from the Online Discussion on 18 November 2020

The discussion provided an insight into the daily struggles of African protest movements and thightened security measures during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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© Lloyd G. A. Amoah

The European Union and China in Africa: Patterns of Agency

An interview with Lloyd G. Adu Amoah by Karin Fischer

The EU and China are competing for economic influence in Africa. Lloyd Amoah from the University of Ghana speaks about the role of old and new superpowers on the continent and Africa’s own agency.

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How to empower Somali women in Austria

An interview with Suad Mohamed by Nadja Schuster (VIDC)

Suad Mohamad, a young and motivated Somali pharmacist, aims to spread awareness about Somalis’ diaspora engagement. In an interview with Nadja Schuster (VIDC) she shares her view on how to empower Somali women in Austria.

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Geflüchtete Frauen als wichtige Akteurinnen für Frieden und Teilhabe

Von Samar Al Bradan

Die UN-Resolution 1325 feiert heuer ihr 20. Jubiläum. Sie fordert nicht nur die Teilhabe von Frauen in Friedensprozessen in Konfliktregionen, sondern auch die Stärkung von geflüchteten Frauen in Europa. Die VIDC Veranstaltung…

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Refugee Women as Agents for Peace

The UN Women, Peace and Security Agenda in the Context of Forced Migration

Thursday, 3 December 2020, 17:00 - 18:30, CET (Zoom Webinar in English and Arabic)
Panel discussion and study presentation: The UNSCR 1325 and its application on the participation and rights of refugee women in the EU.

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#web-ET2020! Global inequalities in the covid-19 pandemic.

This year's Development Conference will take place on 13 and 14 November and, due to the pandemic, only online. The VIDC is co-organiser of the conference and hosts the Africa panel.

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