Nachruf auf Ahmed Ben Salah

Nachruf auf Ahmed Ben Salah

Von Peter Jankowitsch

Vor kurzen verstarb mit Ahmed Ben Salah aus Tunesien, einer der Mitbegründer des „Wiener Instituts für Entwicklung“. VIDC-Kuratoriumsmitglied Peter Jankowitsch würdigt die Gründungspersönlichkeit des VIDC mit einem Nachruf.

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The role of social media in changing gender roles in Iran

By Homa Bazafkan

Despite the Internet ban in Iran, women are making use of social media channels to successfully fight against gender-based violence and for their rights.

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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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„Wir waren alle geschockt!“ - Menschen mit Fluchtgeschichte zum Anschlag in Wien

Interviews geführt von Michael Fanizadeh (VIDC) und Lena Gruber (VIDC)

Drei Geflüchtete aus Syrien, Afghanistan und Somalia wuden dazu befragt, was der Terroranschlag in Wien bei ihnen ausgelöst hat, und die Psychotherapeutin Barbara Preitler erläutert wie Trauma-Arbeit funktioniert.

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© Kiril Kirkov

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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Afghanistan, VIDC, Afghan Women Leaders' Peace Summit 2020

Peace needs women!

Afghan women are urging for their inclusion in the peace process

In November, two important conferences for the future of Afghanistan took place. One was the Afghan Women Leaders' Peace Summit 2020 in Dubai and the other was the International Donors' Conference in Geneva.

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ResiliArt Debate

Current challenges of international cultural exchange

Thursday, 10 December 2020, 17:30 - 19:30, Zoom Webinar
What shape will cultural exchange take, once international mobility is back to "normal"?

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© Kiril Kirkov

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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The bigger picture, © Daisy Jacobs

Klappe auf!

16 Days of Activism against Violence against Women and Girls

Thursday, 26 November 2020 - 7 December 2020
"Klappe auf!" - a cooperation of developement and women`s organisations shows animated short films dealing with violence against women in the care sector.

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Protests in Nigeria Africa

Social Movements in Africa

Mobilization in the middle of a pandemic

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?

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