International Day of Peace 2019

International Day of Peace 2019

20.09.2019 -

Each year the International Day of Peace is celebrated all over the world on 21 September. The United Nations General Assembly unanimously declared this holiday...

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Thoughts on the anniversary of the start of the Second World War

Thoughts on the anniversary of the start of the Second World War

04.09.2019 -

I am writing this blog post on the flight back from Kabul to Germany. In Afghanistan, my team met with important political and civil society actors who, despite...

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Introducing Somali peacemakers

Introducing Somali peacemakers

29.08.2019 -

Somalia has suffered from ongoing conflict for close to three decades, leaving millions displaced and affected by violence.

The Berghof Foundation supports...

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More weapons = more security? Some thoughts on the demise of the INF Treaty

More weapons = more security? Some thoughts on the demise of the INF Treaty

13.08.2019 -

Are there parallels between the two recent massacres in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio and the impending arms race following the abolition of the...

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