Dossier: The Future of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime

The risk of nuclear anarchy is no longer a distant horror scenario; it has entered the realms of possibility. Heinrich Böll Foundation held its tenth Annual Foreign Policy Conference on September 10 and 11: Renowned speakers from international politics, industry and civil society discussed the dangers posed by nuclear weapons in the 21st century’s multilateral world order. How can we prevent non-state actors, such as terrorists, gaining access to materials that can be used for making nuclear weapons? How can we strengthen the nuclear non-proliferation regime to protect the world from all-out nuclear anarchy?


Focus on G20 in Germany


July 2017: G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. Find everything you need to know about the G20: Infographics, in-depth analyses and facts about the Group of 20.

International Co-operation

Progressive climate change, growing poverty, dwindling resources, and the loss of bio-diversity are interlinked problems – problems that will be uppermost in our minds for years to come. However, the international community does little to curtail these developments, as national interests tend to reign supreme. A political turnaround will only happen, if grassroots activism prevails. We participate in creating civil society structures that, wherever possible, campaign for a changed political framework that is able to bring about environmental and social change. Plenty of ideas are out there – and we would like to facilitate creative thinking and the building of new alliances.