When the world is burning, tackling excessive bureaucracy in the humanitarian aid machine might seem like rescue ships planning how to rearrange the deck chairs on the Titanic. Yet, cutting red tape is one tangible area where the world’s top bureaucrats and political leaders can still make a real difference now that the World Humanitarian Summit is over.
Encryption does not protect only the data of law-abiding citizens. There will be more and more cases in Germany in which law enforcement agencies are unable to access data transmitted by criminals and terrorists. Germany must build strong consensus on its approach towards encryption and identify the tools that law enforcement needs in order to keep pace with technological progress.
Europe finds itself surrounded by an arc of instability. Many Europeans are afraid of global competition and migration flows. Populist parties feed on this fear and offer easy solutions: pull up the national drawbridge to keep migrants and competition out. To counter this pro-Europeans need to develop the same level of passion as the enemies of the European project.
by Julia Steets, András Derzsi-Horváth
by Sarah Deardorff Miller, Julian Lehmann
Forced Migration Review
by Julia Steets, Andrea Binder, András Derzsi-Horváth, Susanna Krüger, Lotte Ruppert
by Rahel Dette, Julia Steets
Humanitarian Practice Network
by Garima Mohan