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Cooperating Across Global Regions: Societal Actors, Transnational Mobilization, and Regional Integration 1960s-2020 Käte Hamburger Kolleg/Centre for Global Cooperation Research Duisburg, Germany, 8-9 June 2020 Call for Papers Convener: Professor Wolfram Kaiser (University of Portsmouth) in cooperation with the Centre for Global Cooperation Research (University of Duisburg-Essen) Societal actors like political parties, trade unions, business organizations and non-traditional non-governmental organizations (NGOs) forge and maintain transnationally constituted informal networks and formalized organizational structures. Much has been said about how they cooperate at the regional level as in the context of the European Union (EU) or globally, where they interact with International Organizations (IOs). Instead, this exploratory workshop will focus on their cooperation at the trans-regional or trans-continental level, for example between Europe and Latin America. Cooperation at this intermediate trans-regional level may have been, or may continue to be induced, by historical experiences with contemporary impact (e.g. Empire, political exile), cultural proximity or language commonalities. Alternatively, or in addition, such mobilization could have been, or could continue to be, geared towards fostering common ideological goals like social justice, or more concrete policy objectives in delineated policy areas like market liberalization or environmental protection. Cooperation among societal actors at the trans-regional level may also […]

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Plus de 2 millions de personnes menacées par une insécurité alimentaire sévère au Niger en 2020 selon le Premier ministre

Au cours de l’année 2020, plus de 2 millions de personnes dont plus de 7000 élèves pourront être affectées par l’insécurité alimentaire sévère au Niger. L’alerte a été donnée par le Premier ministre du Niger, Brigi Rafini, sur la base de la synthèse des résultats de l’évaluation de la sécurité alimentaire. S’appuyant sur les résultats de cette évaluation,  le chef du gouvernement a indiqué que cette situation est consécutive à la mauvaise production agricole enregistrée dans les régions de Tillabéri, Diffa, le nord Maradi, le nord Dosso, le nord Zinder et le nord Tahoua. Read more on Niamey et les 2 Jours

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