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Paris Agreement: How it happened and what next

by Luis Blanco, Johannes Hügel, Andrzej Blachowicz, Henry Derwent, Nelson Moreira Franco, Melissa Low Yu Xing

With a special focus on the role of non-state actors
This report gives an overview of the Paris Agreement and the new global climate system it has introduced; a reflection from of an engaged city-state -Singapore, on how the Paris outcome was achieved and what now has to be done; a description of the new world of international non-state groupings with two key examples of groups of world cities; and a reflection on city-based action by a major city in the developing world – Rio de Janeiro.

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Flight and Migration as Challenges for Europe

International and national perspectives from the work of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation
The refugee and migration crisis affects all EU member states. This booklet presents different analyses to comprehend the complex scenario currently faced by the European Union.

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Paris Agreement: the robust deal we needed?

by Luis Blanco

First-hand impressions from COP21
This publication provides first-hand impressions from the climate negotiations held during the COP21 in Paris.

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The "2030 Agenda": More Privatisation, less democracy?

by Sabina Wölkner

A New Direction For Global And European Development Policies
The 2030 Agenda sets out the Sustainable Development Goals that were agreed at the 70th sitting of the UN GeneralAssembly in New York on 25 September. These SDGs replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). It was time to tackle theshortcomings in the MDGs. The world requires a new global partnership between developing, emerging and developed nations. The text analyses to which the foundations for such a cooperation have been laid during the negotiations on the SDGs and which precepts are likely to play a leading role in the future 2030 Agenda.

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Direito Penal Internacional

TPI e a Perspectiva da África de Língua Portuguesa
This book presents the contributions of the experts on international criminal law, who participated in the international seminar "International Criminal Law, the International Criminal Court and the Perspective of the Portuguese-Speaking African Countries". The event was held in Lisbon on 31 October and 1 November 2013.

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Building Bridges between Civil Society and Party Political Actors in the Western Balkans

The Perspective of Political Foundations
This policy paper of the European Network of Political Foundations (ENoP) discusses basic guiding principles for the future debate on the consolidation of democratic societies in the Western Balkans. It presents case-studies that demonstrate the advantages of a strong dialogue between the civil society and party political actors.

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A new Approach to Migration in the Light of Africa-EU Relations

The EU needs a balanced approach that reinforces the nexus between development and migration and adapts regulations and legal norms correspondingly. A comprehensive policy framework and well-coordinated international cooperation are key. This Policy Paper provides recommendations for steps towards such a common approach, covering the following aspects: Development and Migration; Right to Asylum; Labour and Migration; Environmental Migration; and EU Integration Policy.

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Demands for the post-2015 agenda

by Sebastian Barnet Fuchs

for more political participation, equality and sustainability
The Post-2015 Agenda will replace the Millenium Development Goals (MDGs) and define new objectives and targets for international cooperation in the fight against poverty and sustainable development. Since the MDGs were not entirely achieved and correspond only partially to contemporary global challenges, there is a need to reform the agenda. In this paper, Sebastian Fuchs argues that a new agenda should create the conditions for increased political participation, equality and sustainability.

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Chancen erkennen, Potentiale nutzen, stabile Rahmenbedingungen schaffen

by Andrea Ellen Ostheimer

Der weitere Weg zur Stärkung der afrikanisch-europäischen Partnerschaft
On 3 April 2014 the IV EU-Africa Summit came to the end. More than 60 European and African heads of state and government participated in the summit, which under the motto "Investing in People, Prosperity and Peace" focused on the common challenges and interdependencies of the two continents.

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Press Release: Launch of the Profile Paper "Political Foundations: Development Cooperation between State and Society"

Round Table on "Political Foundations in Development Cooperation" in the Austrian Parliament on 18 March 2014
The launch of the Profile Paper “Political Foundations: Development Cooperation between State and Society“, was the topic of a round table in the Austrian Parliament on Tuesday, 18 March 2014.
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