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CAP Strategic Plans

Will national CAP Strategic Plans pave the way for a sustainable agriculture, forestry, and rural development – in the EU and beyond?

The Rule of Law in the EU

Partial judicial systems, coercion to press and academic freedom, attacks to women's rights and LGBTIQ minorities... the rule of law throughout the European Union is under attack.

Portraits of 22 women from 20 countries that make a difference in peace and security, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of UN Security Council Landmark Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security.​

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Green Ideas for the Future of Europe


Through 20 conversations with Green decision makers and civil society actors, held prior to Germany's EU Council Presidency, the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung has striven to contribute to a profound debate about the consequences of the pandemic and the future of the European project.

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Climate Justice and Migration


With climate change looming, anxiety over immigration from the Global South is increasingly fuelled by apocalyptic fears of ecological breakdown. How should policymakers respond to the reality and future prospect of vast populations being displaced and relocated in an era of global heating?


Nuclear factsheet 30 April 2021

Nuclear: not the answer to the climate emergency


The debate in France today on choosing the electricity mix is set against the backdrop of an ageing production infrastructure that is earmarked for replacement. So, what electricity mix is the answer? And does the country need to build new nuclear reactors in order to have decarbonised electricity?

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Towards a clean and sustainable energy system: 26 criteria nuclear power does not meet


Nuclear energy has been brought back into the European energy debate due to populist power. Currently, a complex debate is taking place within the EU about whether nuclear power should be part of the Taxonomy for Sustainable Activities. To determine whether nuclear energy can, or even should, play a role in future energy policy, it must fulfil basic criteria of sustainability.

International Relations

The Liquidity and Sustainability Facility for African Sovereign Bonds

The Liquidity and Sustainability Facility for African Sovereign Bonds


The aim of this paper is to contribute to an informed dialogue on the most appropriate forms of development finance. In view of the critical debt situation of African countries in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis, and of the longer-term ambition to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement, this discussion is more vital than ever.

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