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XIV. Humanitarian Congress Berlin – Theory and Practice of Humanitarian Action (12th & 13th October 2012)

This year’s Humanitarian Congress was held at the new venue in the Virchow clinic in Berlin. Various types of people and NGOs were gathered such as Salmone Atim (Gender Officer Hebrew Immigration Aid Society (HIAS)) (used to work for the Refugee Law Project), Hugo Slim (Research Fellow, University of Oxford, Institute of Ethics, Law and … Continue reading

It is not only about “water”management

Aid workers, researchers and politicians are going to attend the World Water Week in Stockholm from 26 to 31 August in order to talk about the probably most important resource: water. The last months have already shown what impact too much (floods) or too little water (droughts, fires) has on us. Therefore, the World Water … Continue reading

Climate Change and Arctic Indigenous People

The Arctic is currently almost always under discussion when climate change is mentioned. In mid July satellite images pictured the rapid melting of the ice sheet in Greenland, and on the BBC’s website alone more than 700 people commented on an article about the melting. The user Dragonwight believes that, given the fact that Greenland’s … Continue reading

It’s a matter of time …

On 29th of July the „Nature Climate Change Journal“ published a study on the glaciar melting and water supply in the Tien Shan (Central Asia) (for instance, Der Tagesanzeiger and the NZZ reported). The Tien Shan is shared by five countries (Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and China). All of them will have to cope with … Continue reading

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