“Welcome to Berlin”-International visitors found out on a tour of the Moabit district how a school and volunteers are busy promoting integration — Deutschland de

The name is well chosen: “Miriam-Makeba-Grundschule” is written on a banner in front of the brick primary school building in Berlin’s Moabit district. The South African singer is sure to have liked it here: Music plays a major role at the primary school – which is also multicultural. Only one in five of the 470…

Solidarity, liberty, openness: Interview with Navid Kermani on Qantara de | Viktor Orban, Marine Le Pen and the AFD pose more of a threat to Europe solidarity, our liberty and our openness to all ways of life

German-Iranian writer and Islamic studies expert Navid Kermani, who was awarded the German Book Trade′s Peace Prize in Oktober 2015 is one of Germany’s most compelling thinkers. In an interview with Catherine Newmark, he speaks about literature und politics, the threat to freedom and the future of Europe   Mr Kermani, your activities are quite…

Palestinian teacher wins global prize worth $1m|ceremony featuring tributes from Prince William, the Pope and Bill Clinton — The Guardian UK

Hanan al-Hroub, who works with children exposed to violence, wins prize at ceremony featuring tributes from Prince William, the Pope and Bill Clinton Hanan al-Hroub, a Palestinian primary school teacher, reacts after Pope Francis named her recipient of the second annual Global Teacher prize. Photograph: Kamran Jebreili/AP The Duke of Cambridge has paid tribute to…

UNICEF Photo of the Year, The award 2015 — UNISEF de|Children make up approximately one-quarter of the 730,000 refugees arriving in the European Union

Each year, UNICEF Germany and GEO Germany (from the publishing house Gruner +Jahr GmbH & Co KG) grant the “UNICEF Photo of the Year Award” to photos and photo series that best depict the personality and living conditions of children worldwide in an outstanding manner. Macedonian Photographer Georgi Licovski is the winner of the competition…