Development and Emergencies: Finding Resilient Paths Toward Development

Many of the people living in fragile or vulnerable states are at risk of man-made and natural crises, which can derail efforts made to reach the Sustainable Development Goals. Photo: Eddie Wong/Flickr.

Av: Aarne Hakomäki och Tanya

As the world is still struggling to contain the Covid-19 pandemic, complex man-made and natural crises are evolving and causing major setbacks in the living standards and safety of countless people globally. While the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) give a promise of leaving no one behind, a study by the International Rescue Committee […]

20 december, 2021, Editorial, English, Magazine

Colombian Peace Process under Threat

Uncertainty surrounds the implementation of Colombia’s peace agreement following the election of the new government.
Photo: Leonfhl:/Flickr

Av: Aarne Hakomäki

In 2016 the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) reached a historic peace agreement. Over four years later the peace stands on uncertain ground, as new political leaders fail to embrace it.

22 juni, 2021, Long read, Magazine

EU moves towards sustainable trade

The proposal of the European Parliament is aimed to reduce environmental destruction and to increase human rights protection in the supply chain. Photo: Rainforest Rescue 2014/Flickr

Av: Aarne Hakomäki och Stefanie Scharmann

On 27 January 2021, the Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament (EP) adopted a draft for a European supply chain law. The draft proposes strict regulations of the environmental standards and human rights within the value chains of companies.

3 maj, 2021, Magazine, News article