Latin America

Articles

Shrinking Spaces and the G20

When the 19 member countries and the EU gathered in Hamburg for the G20 Summit one important topic was not on the agenda: from China to Mexico, Turkey to Russia, Saudi Arabia to India – the respect for fundamental human rights can no longer be taken for granted.

By Barbara Unmüßig

International Relations

Feminism & Gender

Let’s hear it for fringe sports

Game over. The Rio Olympics gave us many things: sexist reporting, burkinis and bikinis, forced outings. But it was above all a celebration of the fringiest of the fringe – here’s a recap from a queer feminist perspective.

By Azada Hassany, Susanne Diehr

Publications

Guanabara Bay: Neglect and Resistance

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The Guanabara Bay is one of Rio de Janeiros postcard symbols and venue for the regattas of the Olympic Games 2016. This book by journalist Emanuel Alencar shows that the Olympic Games passed without fulfilling one of its important promises: the clean-up of the bay.

Introduction

The work of our offices in Latin America

The Foundation’s Latin America programmes are targeted at topics such as green sustainability, environmental protection, and democratic participation especially on the local and regional levels.

Events

Oct 25Oct 31
Contemporary Documentaries
Berlin
Nov 03Nov 09
Contemporary Documentaries
Hamburg
Nov 08
Concerted efforts by civil society, national prosecutors and international investigators
Berlin
Nov 08Nov 14
Contemporary Documentaries
Dresden