Commentary

Security Assistance and Reform: Bringing the Politics Back In

Whether “just” to professionalize or “even” to reform security institutions, both security assistance and security sector reform are about power over violence. External supporters can only succeed if their political engagement drives their technical projects, not vice versa.

By Philipp Rotmann

Podcast

The Migration and Refugee Challenge in the European Union

The EU is divided on how to handle the internal and external dimensions of the so-called migration crisis. In this episode of the Global Futures podcast, Julian Lehmann assesses the current situation and explores alternative solutions.

By Julian LehmannJoel SandhuSonya Sugrobova

Commentary

Rediscovering Europe: New Avenues for the Europe-India Partnership

Europe-India observers have long lamented that the partnership was too much about trade and not enough about strategy. Now, shared concerns over an increasingly assertive China mean those trends are finally shifting.

By Garima Mohan

Report

Corporate Strategic Evaluation on (Forced) Migration

Germany’s development implementer, GIZ, can do more to deliver outcomes even in the politically demanding area of (forced) migration. This report is a strategic evaluation of GIZ’s work.

By Katrin KinzelbachJulian Lehmann, Alexander Carius, Lukas Rüttinger, Victoria Rietig

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