Germany’s Day of Destiny: 9 November 1989 – 1938 – 1918

Germany’s Day of Destiny: 9 November 1989 – 1938 – 1918

07.11.2019 -

9 November is widely regarded as a kind of “day of destiny” for the Germans. For the younger generation, this date is primarily associated with the fall of the...

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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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