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Publication

Displacement's vicious circle: combating the causes, offering practical help

They leave their families behind and set forth on what are often life-threatening journeys towards an uncertain future: Why are more and more people from Africa, Asia and Southeastern Europe leaving their native countries? It's an issue we researched together with international experts. The goal was to develop ideas for combating the underlying causes of displacement and assisting people in Europe.

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Award

Toomas Hendrik Ilves receives the Reinhard Mohn Prize 2017

This year's Reinhard Mohn Prize "Smart Country: Connected. Intelligent. Digital." will go to Toomas Hendrik Ilves, the former President of Estonia. We award him the prize in honor of his pioneering work on the promotion of digitalization in government, education and public services. Ilves will be awarded the prize worth €200,000 at a ceremony in Gütersloh on June 29.

Gruppenfoto mit den Endrundenteilnehmern der NEUEN STIMMEN 2015 auf der Bühne des Theaters Gütersloh.

Singing Competition

Starting shot for the NEUE STIMMEN 2017: Apply now!

Until March 31 young opera singers from around the world have the chance to submit their application for our NEUE STIMMEN International Singing Competition. Participating in the competition can be a crucial step for launching a high-profile career, as the current success of 2013 prizewinner Nadine Sierra shows. read more

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Asia Policy Brief

Can Modi make the elephant dance?

Narendra Modi's commendable plan to transform India's welfare system through radical market-driven reforms is challenged by infrastructure bottlenecks and the realities of the rural area, our new Asia Policy Brief shows. read more

Donald Trump steht bei seiner Antrittsrede als US-Präsident vor dem Kapitol in Washington am Rednerpult und hebt beim Sprechen den rechten Zeigefinger.

Comment

The Trump Doctrine: America First, America First

Anthony Silberfeld comments why the hawkish agenda outlined by the new US president at his inauguration could be turned upside-down soon. read more

Video

NEUE STIMMEN 2016 - The Master Class

Accompany the participants and coaches of the eleventh Master Class of our NEUE STIMMEN. read more