Latin America

Articles

International Relations

Tragic consequences of rising resource extraction in Latin America

Interview

The production of raw materials in Latin America leads to blatant human rights violations and conflicts. Without a strong civil society and the responsibility of European consumers, the settlement of resource-related conflicts becomes impossible.

By Dawid Danilo Bartelt

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

Vaca Muerta Megaproject: A fracking carbon bomb in Patagonia

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Argentina’s shale gas and shale oil resources are estimated in second and fourth place globally. Almost all of this potential is concentrated in the Neuquén basin in Northern Patagonia. This paper deals with the great risks to global climate and the impacts on the environment, health and society in the affected communities.

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

Right-wing violence on the streets of Germany and the USA
Berlin
Effects of the parliamentary women´s quota in Afghanistan
Berlin
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Changing Media Landscape, Freedom of the Press and Media Policy
Potsdam
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