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A Feminist Exploration: Demography

Insect Atlas: presentation & debate

100% Renewables for a crisis-proof European Green Deal

Fracking, plastics and the climate

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Closed Ports, Dubious Partners: The EU’s Policy of Outsourcing Responsibility in the Mediterranean

New Dossiers

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Covid-19 pandemic

Contributions by the Heinrich Böll Foundation on the political impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Playing with fire: are the US and Iran risking war?

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To be Equal and Free: The Nexus Between Human Rights and Democracy

To be Equal and Free: The Nexus Between Human Rights and Democracy

Human rights and democracy are regarded as an interconnected and mutually reinforcing couple. The link between the concepts of democracy and human rights is stemming from the fact that human rights are one of the basic tenants of democracy. This paper seeks to explore the role of human rights in democracy, and specifically whether human rights is a necessary ingredient for its sustenance.

Perspectives #02/2019

Perspectives #02/2019: Ecological and Social Transformation in Africa: Rethinking food systems for a +2°C world

This special edition of Perspectives was compiled with the Heinrich Böll Foundation’s North Africa offices and the Transform Africa project. It is dedicated to the emerging conversation of alternative approaches that challenge the historical bias towards the industrialisation of agriculture and the food system as the main strategy to address food insecurity while preparing for a +2°C world.

Technical Standardisation

Technical standardisation, China and the future international order

Technical standards have been a driving engine behind globalisation. In recent years, they run the risk of turning into a core subject of great power competition over high technology. While Europe has benefited from technical standards, it may suffer if standards turn into a matter of power rivalry. 

Dossiers

The Role of the European Union in Its Neighbourhood and in the World

Energy Atlas 2018: Facts and Figures about Renewables in Europe

The State We’re in – the European Union: Still Alive but under Continuing Pressure

Workshop European Neighbourhood Policy (South)