A joint report by GPPi and MERICS details China’s influencing efforts across three key arenas – political and economic elites, media and public opinion, and civil society and academia – and suggests a response strategy for Europe.
The UN's individual casework on human rights defenders can be effective, but is neither balanced nor efficient. Based on extensive empirical research, this paper outlines concrete measures to maximize the mandate’s protective impact while improving the representativeness of its cases.
Germany is rediscovering the economic and strategic importance of the Indian Ocean – its primary gateway to the Asia-Pacific markets. However, to take advantage of these economic opportunities, Germany will have to grapple with changing dynamics in the Indian Ocean, particularly increasing geopolitical and geo-economic competition sparked by China’s entry in the region.
Security and law enforcement agencies must adapt to the challenges posed by digitization, but demanding access to encrypted data is a flawed approach. Here is why public authorities should focus on alternative investigative methods and prioritize reform of the mutual legal assistance regime instead.
by Thorsten Benner, Kristin Shi-Kupfer
by Alexander Gaus, Dario Toman
African Policy Circle
by Philipp Rotmann
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