Global Dialogue Artist Talk

Report on the event on 28 August 2020

Within the framework of "Wien im Fluss", VIDC Global Dialogue organized an Artist Talk on "Culture and Development" on 28 August 2020.  

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Naya Rajab, Syrian refugee in Lebanon

Vulnerability Amplified: a glimpse into the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on LGBTIQ people around the world

By Amie Bishop / Outright Action International

In this global pandemic, LGBTIQ persons, due to pre-existing stigma, discriminiation and exclusion, are hit particularly hard, as a new global study by the human rights organisation Outright Action International shows.

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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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Girl in Calcutta, India walks with collected waste in front of a Corona awareness poster.

The COVID-19 pandemic: sexual and reproductive health and rights under pressure

By Tania Napravnik and Sara Soltani

Due to overwhelmed health systems, restrictions in mobility, disruption of services and isolation the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and girls all over the world are at risk.

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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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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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We have to put down our arms in Afghanistan and take up pens instead

by Rahela Sidiqi

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.

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We call on European civil society to take a stand!

by Despina Syrri

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.

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“People in the informal economy will suffer” - Voices from the Global South on the Corona pandemic

by Lena Gruber (VIDC)

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.

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Closed borders during the Corona Pandemic

The Austrian asylum system in times of the COVID 19 pandemic

Online seminar with the lawyer Norbert Kittenberger

16 May 2020, 15:00 - 17:00 (Zoom)
Norbert Kittenberger talks about current changes in Austrian asylum law and related fields of law.

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