Reports - Global Challenges

Here you will find relevant historical and current reports:

 

The Brandt-Report - The North-South-Commission

Twenty years ago, the reports of the Brandt-Commission, "North-South" and "Common Crisis", offered a forward-looking plan for the international community to combine the propagation of wealth with the  allocation of public goods and ecology. MoreTwenty years ago, the reports of the Brandt-Commission, "North-South" and "Common Crisis", offered a forward-looking plan for the international community to combine the propagation of wealth with the  allocation of public goods and ecology. More

 

Potsdam Manifesto 2005

On the occasion of the Einstein-Year 2005, Hans-Peter Dürr, J. Daniel Dahm and Rudolf zur Lippe wrote the Potsdam Manifesto 2005 and its 'mother', the Potsdam Memorandum 2005. Their contents were discussed and advised across disciplines during an accompanying, international symposium  from 24. to 27. of June 2005 in Potsdam . On October 14th 2005, the Manifesto was presented to the public in Berlin. More

 

A more secured word - Our shared responsibility

High Level Panels on Threats, Challenges and Change (Kofi Annan, 2004, 143 pages, 1.77 MB, pdf, English). More

 

In larger Freedom

Towards security, development and human rights for all. Report of the Secretary General of the United Nations for decisions by Heads of State and Government (Kofi Annan, September 2005). More

 

Wie nachhaltig ist die EU?

How sustainable is the E.U.? This is the final publication of the conference series "Nachhaltiges Europa" (Sustainable Europe) in Berlin 2005. The text includes German and English articles. More

 

Millennium Development Goals Report 2011

The Millenium Development Goals - where is the world in 2011? The UN reports about progress in the fight against poverty and calls for more support of the poorest. More

 

Climate Vulnerability Monitor 2010  

The Climate Vulnerability Monitor lays bare the sheer scale and breadth of the impacts we already face. It breaks ground in pinpointing our vulnerabilities to climate change all around the world. It shows how each country is vulnerable in different ways - some due to health reasons or extreme weather patterns, and others as a result of economic factors or because of land loss from expanding deserts or rising sea levels. More

 

World Risk Report

People are inevitably captivated by disasters. All types of media report immediately from affected areas. In just the first three months of 2011, the earthquake in New Zealand, the flood in Australia, and in particular, the earthquake and tsunami in Japan provided shocking images. The frequency and intensity of such extreme events have increased alarmingly in recent years. But did the disaster risk also increase? More