Belgium spent 589 days without an elected government following the 2010 election, paying a dear price in terms of public approval and international credibility. Now that Germany is facing a coalition crisis, it must not… [Read more]
Month: December 2017
How Brexit is turning back the clock on gender equality
Gender inequality in the UK was one of the causes of Brexit and will be one of its effects, yet it is overlooked in the crisis discourse. Further neglect will only exacerbate the deep fissions… [Read more]
The Global Compact for Migration: What should be the role of the EU?
As the world commemorates the International Migrants day, MPP student Camilla Lovrek weighs upon the challenges and potentials of the Global Compact on Migration, and the role of the European Union. For the past years, the EU… [Read more]
AfD’s Manipulation Campaign: Fake news, Botnets and Foreign Influences
By resorting to blatantly engineered tactics and fake news prior to the German elections, the AfD demonstrated the lengths to which the far-right is willing to go to garner support. Hertie School Alumni Chris Norman… [Read more]
Inspirational Person of the Year: Federica Dávila
Once again, Hertie School students were asked by Handelsblatt—Germany’s leading business newspaper—to elect the “Person of the Year” in a school-wide online vote organised by The Governance Post. Their choice: Federica Dávila, a Venezuelan student who helped… [Read more]
After the Election, Germany’s Space Policy Must Take Shape
Most European countries are already creating a framework for new space technologies and business models, according to Marc Becker. Germany, however, is late to the game. Germany’s 2017 parliamentary elections and last year’s U.S. presidential contest… [Read more]
Vox Europe: A response to the return of divisive politics?
As a response to the return of divisive and nationalist politics across Europe, dual degree student Damian Boeselager decided to co-found the young, pro-European party Vox Europe. In this interview, The Governance Post’s Editor Donata… [Read more]
The telos of integration: Do we need a better narrative for the European Union?
Narratives matter, the way we portray history matters, and what we teach younger generations about old grievances matters. MIA student Luiza Leite de Queiroz wonders how a project that affects the lives of half a billion… [Read more]
Deforestation Is The Highest in Over 15 Years – Industry Actors Must Commit To Its Mitigation
Professional Year student Luke Sherman discusses the increasing importance of deforestation mitigation and actor responsibilities as a vital area, necessary to stop the climate from reaching its next tipping points. It is difficult to determine an… [Read more]