How the COVID-19 Pandemic Fuelled the Fire of New Conspiracy Theories

Since the storming of the U.S. Capitol, QAnon has flourished as a widely-known conspiracy theorist cult. Its followers believe that paedophiles control media and politics and that a deep state  – where a hidden government rules over the legitimate elected body – has been created in the United States. They

▶︎ Travel Report: Chile & Singapore Part 2

Part 2 of the Travel Report is a panel discussion about different types of human security challenges that Singapore is facing today and could come to face in the future. Our panelists include Mark Hann from the organization Human Security Collective located in Hague, Kristina Göransson who is the Deputy

The Humanitarian Crisis in Tigray, Ethiopia – A Witness Report

Steve Evans, Flickr It has been six months since the Ethiopian government launched a military operation against the regional Tigray People’s Liberation Front, TPLF, on November 4th 2020, after weeks of rising political tensions. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed declared a state of emergency and all communication to and from the

‘The future we want’ – The Escazú Agreement and environmental democracy in Latin America

More than eight years after the Rio Conference on Sustainable Development, the first legally binding agreement emerging from it will enter into force in April: the Escazú Agreement. It is praised as a unique treaty breathing new life into the fight for environmental democracy and justice in Latin America and

The Future of Democracy in Uganda

Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, Flickr Two days after the polls closed on January 14th, the incumbent president Yoweri Museveni was declared the winner of the 2021 Ugandan election. According to the official statistics, the President received 59% of the votes. The main contender, Bobi Wine, fell short with just