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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.read more »
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?read more »
The engagement of the Afghan Diaspora in their host countries and in Afghanistan is vital for the development of the country. R. Sidiqi, Farkhunda Trust for Afghan Women's Education in London, shares her recommendations.read more »
85 NGOs in Greece demand immediate actions to stop the humanitarian crisis at the border to Turkey and the Aegean islands. An outbreak of COVID-19 at the Evros border or camps would have disastrous consequences.read more »
As COVID-19 spreads globally, warnings that the pandemic will cause major challenges for countries in the Global South are getting louder. Colleagues from Ghana, Liberia and Zambia share their experiences and concerns.read more »
16 May 2020, 15:00 - 17:00 (Zoom)
Norbert Kittenberger talks about current changes in Austrian asylum law and related fields of law.
The panel discussion with activists Lara Bitar (Lebanon), Janan Aljabiri (Iraq) and Schluwa Sama (Kurdish, Iraq) focused on current developments and social movements in Iraq and Lebanon.read more »
War has been going on in the country on the Hindukush for over 40 years. On this occasion, the VIDC invited the journalist Emal Haidary and the feminist activist and researcher Sahar Fetrat to a discussion in Vienna.read more »
In 2019, African people witnessed an increasing number of ‘pro-democracy protests’ or ‘revolts of the youth’. The most recent protests in Sudan and in Ethiopia show the variety of struggles for social justice and democracy.read more »