Thinking global, living local: Voices in a globalized world

  • EITI – Making Resources Work for People

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    The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative explains its approach of putting transparency and accountability at the center of resource management. Several examples display that these crucial factors lead the way for the wellbeing of citizens in resource-rich countries. Peter Sutherland, Chairman of the Board, BP: “Transparency seems to me to make […]

  • Super-Grid Under the Sea

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    Nine European countries want to coordinate the generation of renewable energy using a huge high voltage grid in the North Sea. Offshore wind parks, solar power facilities onshore and hydroelectric power plants are set to be connected in the project.

  • Global Civil Society. Myth or Reality?

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    An interview with Prof. Helmut Anheier, PhD, Dean at Hertie School of Governance, Berlin, who sheds light on the strengths and weaknesses of global civil society. By Corina Murafa