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News April 2022

Chad. A Mortgaged Country.

The interests of multinationals often coincide with those of the leaders of some countries. Chad and Glencore, among the largest commodity trading companies in the world, could be an example. The agreement of the government of N’Djamena with the multinational only served to further empty the meagre coffers of the African country. On the death…

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Mexico. Towards a New Phase of Militarization.

Three years after the establishment of the Guardia Nacional, created for the ‘prevention and fight against crime’, it has not produced the desired results. Violence on the increase.  Journalists the first in the firing line. Under the presidency of López Obrador, the Guardia Nacional project eventually came into being. The new body was formed by…

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China and the Great Game in the Indo-Pacific Ocean.

The Indo-Pacific quadrant is now characterised by a significant military build-up in constant growth. The protagonists are all the countries of the region, foremost among them the People’s Republic of China. For some years now, the Indo-Pacific quadrant that once included the Western Pacific and the Indian Ocean has become a theatre of various geopolitical…

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Advocacy

Cop 27. Emissions, loss and damage, finance: the decisions.

Cop 27 is over. A first step in climate justice, but zero progress on the central issue of CO2 emissions. The principle of a new fund…

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Baobab

The Tortoise and the Chimpanzee.

The Tortoise and the Chimpanzee had been friends for a very long time and so it was only natural that they should invite each other to…

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Youth & Mission

Pope urges African youth to be protagonists in shaping the…

Young people from nine different countries had a chance to each comment and ask a question to Pope Francis, during the online conversation. At the beginning…

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