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Processing the Past

International Crime Tribunal For The Former Yugoslawia And Coming To Terms With The Past In The Affected Countries | Silence Or Outrage – How South East Europe’s Media Deal With The Past | The Contribution of The Khmer Rouge Tribunal To Reconciliation, Remembrance And Memorialisation in Cambodia | Presence and Future Of The Past – China Between Remembering And Forgetting | Corporate Social Responsibility And Climate Protection in China – The Contribution Of Chinese Enterprises To Sustainable Development

Women in Politics and Society

Continued Ascent Possible — West African Women in Politics and Society | Women in Senegal’s Politics and Society — Priestesses, Princesses and Presidents? | Turkish Women in Politics, the Economy and Society | The Rise of Women’s Political and Entrepreneurial Power in Asia’s growing Economies — Insights from the Philippines | Romania after the elections — A country searching for its path into the future, and encountering its past as it does so

Africa and the Emerging Economies

China, India and Brazil in Africa: Effects on Development Policy | Brazil in Africa – Bridging the Atlantic? | From Liberation Movement to Government – Past Legacies and the Challenge of Transition in Africa | Without prospects? - Refugees and internally displaced persons in Eastern Africa| Korean Reunification – Possibility or Pipe Dream? | Ukraine after the Parliamentary Elections

Auslandsinformationen 2012 (Jahresregister)

Interim assessments on Latin America

Colombia: Reform, Stagnation and New Hopes for Peace – A Mid-Term Asessment of the Unidad Nacional Government | Seven years of Evo Morales in Bolivia – Asessing a self-appointed beacon of hope for indigenous peoples | Economic and political relations between Europe and Latin America in advance of the 1st EU-CELAC summit in Santiago de Chile | People’s Parties in Crisis – Christian Democrats in Belgiumand the Netherlands | Kenya decides – Challenges of the new constitution and 2013 elections | The Crisis in Mali – Origins, Developments and the Impact on the Sub-Region

Online media and democracy

Middle East Conflict 2.0 – Israelis and Palestinians Between Virtual Conflict and Online Peace | Daily Greetings From The President – Argentinean President Kirchner’s Media Strategy Reaches it’s Limits On The Internet | Political Participation 2.0 in Mexico – Lessons Learned From The #YoSoy132 Movement | Gold Rush in Peru. Illegality Spreads As The State Stumbles | Zimbabwe in the Run-Up to The Elections. Discussions on Constitutional Reform | Dynamism in Asian Food Systems – How Urbanization and Environmental Stress Are Affecting Regional Food Security | Water for South Asia - Security of Supply Requires Regional Cooperation


Is Mexico Returning to a New Past or Entering a New Phase of Transition? | Democracy And The Rule of Law in Mexico | Mexico’s Agenda For Economic Reform – Can The Obstacles Be Overcome? | A Partial Success. An Initial Assessment Of Eleven Years Of German Army Involvement in Afghanistan. | Senegal After The 2012 Presidential And Parliamentary Elections | Race In The 2012 United States Elections And Beyond

Energy policy

Seven Megatrends in Energy Policy | Impending Paradigm Shift - International Climate Negotiations and their impact on EU Energy Policy | Critical Energy Infrastructure at Risk of Cyber Attack | Rio+20 – A Summit That Left Nobody Feeling Happy | Decision on the Rule of Law - Reasons for and Consequences of the Judgment “Mike Campbell vs. The Republic of Zimbabwe” | East Timor 2012: Elections in the Tenth Year of Independence

Crucial policy decisions

A Referendum or a Choice of Direction: U.S. President Obama Will Have to Work Hard to Get Re-elected | A Fragile Peace: What Does the Future Hold for Côte d’Ivoire One Year After President Ouattara Took Power? | Ireland’s Referendum on the Fiscal Compact — A Lifeline after the Rise and Fall of the Celtic Tiger? | Between Common Interests and National Egotism — The Role and Potential of the Visegrád Countries in the EU | “State”, “Society”, “Development” and “Governance” in Asia | Kid Gloves at the Keyboard — Defamation Charges Threaten Freedom of Speech in Asia

50 years of worldwide cooperation

Konrad Adenauer and the Beginnings of the Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung’s International Activities | Ex Oriente Lux: The Work of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Central and Eastern Europe| The Landmarks of Half a Century of Solidarity: The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Chile (1962-2012) | KAS in Asia From “Help to Help Themselves” to a Dialogue between Equals | Democratisation Trends in the Maghreb | Africa – A Continent on the Rise

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