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Germany after the flooding: Suggestions for climate protection and adapted reconstruction

by Thorsten Koch, MA, PgDipPolicyinstitute.net According to Federal Interior Minister Horst Seehofer (CSU), the Federal States’ position is that disaster control should remain within their competences. However, the Federal Government…

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New posts at Sahel Center | Policyinstitute.net, 26 July 2021

https://sahelcenter.org/ – New EU strategic priorities for the Sahel. Addressing regional challenges through better governance (European Parliament)– Climate change and resilience in the Central Sahel (cascades)– Precarious Situation in the…

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Flood Disaster in Germany: in Search of Solutions

by Thorsten KochGermanPolicy.com The situation in the wake of the severe floodings in the west of the Federal Republic of Germany has stabilized. Authorities in North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate announced…

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Posted in Politics Geostrategy Communications

Diplomacy: Understanding Adversaries Conciliatorily – In Place of Over-Securitization

by Thorsten Koch, MA, PgDipPolicyinstitute.net In ‘Realpolitik and Diplomacy,’ a podcast by the CATO Institute, host John Glaser asks his guest, Prof. Dr. Brian Rathbun, one of the world’s leading…

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Participatory Rights, Procedural Standards, Protective Rights, and Duties in the German Law

by Thorsten Koch, MA, PgDip Policyinstitute.net Positive freedom is the right of an individual to do whatever is not forbidden nor discouraged. Negative freedom, in defiance of the connotation, is,…

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New posts at Sahel Center | Policyinstitute.net, 10 July 2021

https://sahelcenter.org/ Root Cause Analysis of Community-based Violence and Conflicts in G5 Sahel Countries (G5 Sahel, African Security Sector Network) Great Green Wall promises better lives to African farmers plagued by…

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New posts at Sahel Center | Policyinstitute.net, 2 June 2021

https://sahelcenter.org/ Unpacking the EU’s New Sahel Strategy (PEACELAB) Time to Rethink Development Assistance in the Sahel (American Diplomacy) Select Food System Transformations in the Sahel and West Africa. Implications for…

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The need for alliances and capacity building in counterterrorism

By Thorsten Koch, MA, PgDip The Podcast ‘Middle East Focus’ recently treated the subject ‘Counterterrorism under the Biden Administration’ and welcomed two guests: The first: Matthew Levitt, Fromer-Wexler Fellow and…

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New posts at Sahel Center | Policyinstitute.net, 1 May 2021

– Africa is creating its own Great Wall – and it’s green (World Economic Forum)– The Sahel: What needs to change – Towards A New People-Centered Approach (People’s Coalition for…

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New posts at Sahel Center | Policyinstitute.net, 23 April 2021

– Mistrust and Imbalance: The Collapse of Intercommunal Relations and the Rise of Armed Community Mobilization on the Niger-Mali Border (Resolve Network)– Climate Change and Conflict in the Sahel (ClimateLinks/…

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