«One World» – the SDC’s magazine – Take a different kind of world trip four times a year and experience regions and countries from unusual perspectives. Find out about the problems and chances of a dedicated cooperation. The magazine offers regular information on important development issues and comments on current questions.
One World – A world trip four times a year
Previous editions of the magazine "One World"
Experts agree: to protect the food system against crises in the long term, it needs to be transformed. This is the only way to ensure food for all in the future.
Women in particular pay a high price in the murderous conflicts in the African Great Lakes region, yet their resilience is unbroken – a reportage from a woman's perspective.
No sustainable development without biodiversity
Hundreds of millions of children worldwide are missing school because they live in an emergency situation that sometimes lasts for years.
Millions of people have no access to clean drinking water – a report from Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
Decent work worldwide is considered a key factor for reducing poverty. But there are major challenges – and the pandemic has only added to them.
Climate change threatens to slow down or even reverse progress in global poverty reduction. International cooperation is responding – together with the local populations.
Research plays a central role in reducing poverty and environmental damage. Especially in the area of food security, researchers contribute to great successes - and yet face huge challenges.
The sharp increase in climate shocks is threatening the lives of millions of people in the Global South. While these countries contributed least to global warming they are already bearing the biggest brunt. Project examples demonstrate how humanitarian aid and development cooperation can operate in conjunction to assist the most vulnerable in adapting to the new climate reality.
Ten years into the conflict in Syria, the humanitarian situation in the country has gone from bad to worse. While the need for help is growing, international assistance is under mounting pressure. Lack of funding and barriers to access are jeopardising support to several million people.
Access to health services has significantly improved in low-income and middle income countries over the last two decades. Yet, millions of people continue to die every year. Rather than expanding existing health systems, the focus must be on improving the quality of healthcare.
Although artistic freedom is enshrined in one of UNESCO's conventions, prospects for living out one's culture through artistic expression are under attack – all over the world. Yet it is precisely this area that has major potential to help foster social change, pluralistic societies and sustainable development.