Germany to approach US civil Society: This year alone 300 projects involving over 1000 events planned in USA | Will promote more exchange between two Countries and preserve historical partnership

The Federal Foreign Office’s aim in organising the Deutschlandjahr USA is to promote exchange between Germany and the United States. Foreign Minister Maas in Washington, © Thomas Imo/photothek.net The relationship between Germany and America is changing. In response to “America First”, Foreign Minister Maas recently presented a new US strategy, one element of which is…

‘Aadhaar’- the Indian biometric ID system has potential but presents many concerns — Sushil Kambampati on Heinrich Boell Foundation

The digital revolution has made information accessible to people on a massive scale. However, it has also made information about people equally easy to access. Thus, private companies and governments can collect vast amounts of data as people make electronic transactions, access services, or share their personal lives online. Against this background, societies have to…

50 YEARS OF KONRAD-ADENAUER-STIFTUNG IN INDIA

In 2018, the Konrad-Adenauer-Siftung’s India office can look back on a fifty-year, very successful collaboration with its Indian partners. Since 1968, not only India has undergone immense development and sustainable change, but the KAS’ work has evolved in sync with it and continuously adapted its working focus to new conditions and challenges. In 2018, the…

Where few others dare to tread: the Aga Khan in Africa — Deutsche Welle de

Prince Karim will celebrate his diamond jubilee as the Aga Khan this July. From the beginning of his time as Imam, he has been quietly supporting humanitarian and environmental work throughout Africa. “We can say with conviction that Africa’s moment has come.” With this the Aga Khan brought a 2016 keynote address to a culmination….

Hundreds of Thousands March in Germany Against Sinister Trade Deals | ‘CETA and TTIP threaten environmental and consumer protection

‘CETA and TTIP threaten environmental and consumer protection for millions of people in Europe and North America’ Consumer rights activists take part in a march to protest against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) in Frankfurt, Germany, September 17, 2016. (Photo: Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach Hundreds of thousands took…

Rick Perry: We Are ‘Not in a War’ With Muslims

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Rick Perry is frustrated with political rhetoric that he sees as discriminatory toward Muslims, and says he “owes it to America” to share a different message. “The message I want to get out is we are in a war with radical Islam—we are not in a war with all people of…

Dear Girl From Pakistan — Delhi Poetry Slam Video

Delhi Poetry Slam Published on 19 Feb 2016 Film by Freddie Storm It is usually the people who suffer the most when government and military tear countries apart. This is a confession from a girl from India about how she feels about a stranger on the other side of the border in Pakistan. To be…

Aga Khan says: Africa’s moment has come — AKDN Press Release

His Highness the Aga Khan delivers the keynote address at the Africa 2016 Forum on 21 February at Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt. AKDN / Zahur Ramji Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, 21 February 2016 – His Highness the Aga Khan today extolled Africa’s resilience, economic progress and new willingness to accept diversity. “What I see emerging today…

University recognises industry leaders at Graduation 2015|Majid Mangalji, international hotelier, was awarded a Doctor of Letters

Industry leaders from music, health, business, hospitality and engineering were bestowed with honorary degrees from the University of West London, at ceremonies at Wembley Stadium this week. The honorary recipients were recognised alongside 1,600 students. Majid Mangalji Majid Mangalji, international hotelier, was awarded a Doctor of Letters by the London School of Hospitality and Tourism….

,Made in Bangladesh‘ voller Stolz– Kooperation mit der deutschen Textilindustrie|German-Bangldesh Textiles Partnership is making a difference

DEUTSCHLAND.de Published on 5 Nov 2015 Die Textilindustrie in Bangladesch boomt und verhilft dem ganzen Land zum Wirtschaftsaufschwung. Die deutsche Textilindustrie wiederum ist einer der wichtigsten Handelspartner. Der Besuch von Regierungsvertretern, Arbeitgebern und Arbeitnehmerin aus Bangladesch in Deutschland – auf Initiative unter anderem des Auswärtigen Amtes – ist ein wichtiger Schritt für eine Wirtschaftsbeziehung mit…