Rural flight is a global problem that does not stop at the Lausitz in Eastern Germany. One example is the town of Weißwasser.
Globalization is the connection of different parts of the world, leading to the expansion of international cultural, economic, and political activities. It implies the opening of local and nationalistic perspectives to a broader outlook of an interconnected world. However, it does not include unhindered movement of labor and may hurt smaller or fragile economies if applied indiscriminately.
The success of China’s signature foreign policy initiative heavily depends on Beijing’s ability to adapt itself towards responsible leadership globally.
Trinidad Saona, a diplomat from Chile, and other participants of the Global Diplomacy Lab reflect on what the foreign policy of the future should look like.
They speak the universal language of music: Some 60 musicians from over 20 nations bring the intercultural Silk Road to acoustic life.