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Today the Heinrich Böll Foundation, the International Civil Society Centre, and numerous civil society organizations from around the world presented the Civic Charter. In a growing number of countries, civil society has increasingly less room to maneuver.

Air traffic must become climate neutral and more environmentally friendly. The question has been the subject of discussions since 2014 between Airbus Group and the Heinrich Böll Foundation. Now, they have summarised the outcome of this dialogue in the publication ‘Oben – Ihr Flugbegleiter’ (Aloft – An Inflight Review). The publication will be presented at the opening of the International Aerospace Exhibition (ILA) on 1st June 2016 in Berlin.

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Opposing the destruction of our ecosystem, pushing for democracy and human rights, promote iqual rights for women. These are only a few objectives of our work in foreign countries. Currently we work with more than 100 partnering projects in over 60 countries and maintain offices in 30 countries.

New Publications

Food is a highly political issue. Nowhere is this more true than in Asia. This publication seeks to illustrate some conflicting issues in the field of food and nutrition. The contributions highlight a selection of fields, where political action is needed to ensure that there is enough food on people's plate, which is also healthy and nutritious.

Michel Bauwens and Vasilis Niaros of the P2P Foundation explore how new value regimes - such as for example open and contributory value accounting practices - can represent a shift towards post-capitalist practices. What if the commons represent a new economy that is being born within the old? We invite you to learn more about this powerful societal shift documented in this report.

The greatest threat facing the Islamic Republic of Iran today is not political, nor economic, but environmental. This report takes stock of the urgent environmental crisis, and assesses the capabilities of civil society and the Iranian authorities to develop and implement effective solutions.

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.

Without civic engagement and participation, democratization cannot succeed. This publication sheds light on the complex mechanisms of shrinking spaces in the Western Balkans, provides analyses, and develops adequate countermeasures.

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Press officer of the Heinrich Böll Foundation, responsible for all issues of political education national.

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The Heinrich-Böll-Foundation offers a network of experts all over the world in 30 offices in different countries and numerous departments of national political education together with the department of international collaboration.