Ani Gülgün-Mayr, © Karolin Pernegger

Lesung aus Perwanas Abend von Bachtyar Ali

Musik von Sakîna Teyna und Salah Ammo

Die Lesung am 28. September 2020 fand Corona bedingt vor lediglich 50 Gästen in der Hauptbücherei Wien statt und wurde auf dem VIDC Facebook Channel live gestreamt. Ein Interview mit dem irakisch-kurdischen Autor Bachtyar Ali…

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Fire in the port of Beirut as a result of the explosion, © Sintia Issa

Corruption, National Bankruptcy and Social Protest - On the Situation in Lebanon

By Helmut Krieger

H. Krieger analyzes the causes of the revolt, which is directed against mismanagement and corruption, as well as the consequences of the influence of regional and global powers through economic, political and military…

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No Peace Without Women

Report from the panel discussion on 22 August 2020

The discussion focused on the 20th anniversary of UN Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security and was part of the AKIS conference "20 Years of Banu - First Independent Afghan Women's Magazine".

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A Matter of Life and Debt

Report on the VIDC webinar of 24 June 2020

During the VIDC webinar, Kristina Rehbein (Erlassjahr.de), Abdul Khaliq (CADTM Pakistan) and Daniel Bertossa (Public Services International) talked about the impact of rising debt levels of many countries of the Global South.

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Medical examination during the COVID-19 pandemic in Yemen.

Peace is the Prerequisite. On COVID-19 amid the War in Yemen

By Somaja Al Thawr

The COVID-19 crisis has worsened the humanitarian catastrophe in Yemen in the midst of the ongoing armed conflict. Yet, NGOs such as Women4Yemen continue to fight for peace.

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No Peace without Women - Women's inclusion at the peace table in Afghanistan

By Waslat Hasrat Nazimi

How sustainable is peace without the inclusion of women? In the year of the 20th anniversary of the UNSCR 1325 “Women, Peace and Security”, women in Afghanistan fight for more participation in the peace negotiations.

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COVID-19 in Afghanistan: Impact and Opportunities for Support

Report from the Online Discussion on 4 June 2020

In May, Afghanistan recorded 684% increase of the infection that put millions of Afghans under extreme pressure. Report from the online discussion on the impact of the Corona pandemic and opportunities for support.

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„Der Krieg und die Epidemie haben sich gegen uns verschworen“. Syrische Realitäten in Zeiten von COVID-19

Von Ansar Jasim

Am 22. März wurde Syriens erster Corona-Fall vom Assad-Regime offiziell bestätigt. Doch bereits zuvor hatte sich die wirtschaftliche Lage durch die Bankenkrise im Libanon und die Abwertung der syrischen Lira verschlechtert.

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Kampagne: Save Our Medics in Afghanistan

Unterstützen Sie das afghanisches Gesundheitspersonal dabei, sich vor COVID-19 zu schützen

Die KEIHAN Foundation in den Niederlanden unterstützt afghanische Kliniken seit dem Ausbruch der Corona Pandemie: „Unser Ziel ist es, den Beschäftigten im Gesundheitswesen zu helfen."

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Can Afghanistan win its latest battle, COVID-19?

By Ali M Latifi

The COVID-19 pandemic has come at a particularly trying time for Afghanistan. Can the aid-dependent country, where the Taliban and other groups continue to stage deadly attacks, meet the challenge and protect its people?

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