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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.read more »
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.read more »
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…read more »
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.
Wednesday, 18 November 2020, 17.00 - 18.30 (CET), Zoom Webinar
The dissatisfaction of African youth with their elites increased. At the same time, the political space was restricted. How do social movements react to this?
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.read more »
Within our diaspora focus, the VIDC invited Somali activists to report about their activities. A VIDC study on the Somali communities in Austria will be presented in November. A diaspora conference "Horn of Africa" is planned…read more »
Thursday, 22 October 2020, 17.00 – 18.30 (Zoom Webinar)
The European Union and China compete for influence in Africa - also in the course of Covid-19 support measures. Will this open up new opportunities for Africans?
A. Mukiga, expert on gender and development, sheds light on the impact of the pandemic on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Rwanda and discusses ways towards a feminist response.read more »
After nationwide protests, which led to the overthrow of the repressive regime in 2018, Ethiopia saw hope for democracy, justice and peace. Yet, the country faces challenges to deal with the past and reconcile the people.read more »