Effects of COVID-19 on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – article

18.03.2021 Our colleague Stefan Cibian, co-authored an article on COVID-19 impact on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  “Global crises caused by the pandemic of COVID-19, since early 2020, can compromise the world commitment to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.” The article discusses critical aspects of the global pandemic for...

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Book Launch – The Demographic Dividend and the Power of Youth

27.01.2021 Edited by Global Diplomacy Lab (GDL) Members Eirliani Abdul Rahman, Elsa Marie D’Silva and Sonja Peteranderl, and including essays by several other GDL members, including Elizabeth Maloba, FRI Associate Fellow and Stefan Cibian, Ph.D, FRI Research Fellow. The compendium puts forward good practices of how governments can effectively manage...

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EU Migration and Mobility Policies: (Im)migrants Before and After COVID-19

11.12.2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has had a substantial impact across most aspects of EU asylum and migration policies. Among others, it has impacted remittances from Europe, seasonal workers, access to asylum and resettlement, and highlighted the disproportionate barriers migrants face in accessing healthcare and basic rights. On the 11th of...

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Securitizing migration and mobility: The power of information during COVID-19

25.11.2020 Mass media plays a worldwide role in coronavirus disease tracking through constant reporting and live updates dashboards. The impact of the media is also strong on migration issues, which remains a hot topic globally, and continues to be up on the front pages of news outlets. The session about...

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FRC Young Researchers present their research results about Făgăraș youth and the local Synagogue

14.08.2020 On Friday, August 14, 2020, we held an online session about the research carried out by the young researchers from the Făgăraș Research Club. Ștefania Pică presented her research results on the topic “The Future between Passion and Pressure: What influences the young people from Făgăraș in choosing the...

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Pathways to Power Symposium: Reflections on #ShiftThePower

Powerful life stories and transformative ideas made the Pathways to Power Symposium a highlight in understanding and transforming the dysfunctional global aid and economic systems. Development assistance and community philanthropy are rarely brought together, although they are both practices aimed at improving the well-being of communities around the world. The Symposium succeeded...

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Pathways to Power Symposium: New Ways of Deciding and Doing. Taking #Shift the Power to the next level

The Pathways to Power Symposium: New Ways of Deciding and Doing. Taking #Shift the Power to the next level took place in London on November 18-19, 2019 and was organized by the Global Fund for Community Foundations. The event brought together more than 100 participants from the fields of philanthropy, research, international organizations...

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