10th Dec 2023


Germany 'highly likely' to tip into recession

A new economic report published on Thursday by the Macroeconomic Policy Institute (IMK) reveals that there is an almost 60 percent chance that the German economy could fall into recession. This is the highest recession risk in Germany since the winter of 2012 to 2013. According to Reuters, researcher Sebastian Dullien said that "the hope that domestic demand could save Germany from a recession is fading increasingly."

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How Moldova is trying to control tuberculosis

Moldova, Europe's poorest country, is working hard to combat tuberculosis. The country wants to be tuberculosis-free by 2030, at the same time as joining the EU. That's quite a challenge.


Sudanese fleeing violence find no haven in Egypt or EU

Since the cycle of violence started earlier this year in Sudan, more than six million people have been displaced. With increasingly fewer safe areas within the country, thousands have been forced to flee to neighbouring countries — especially Egypt.


How should EU reform the humanitarian aid system?

The example of Ukraine illustrates that donors like the EU should be more ambitious about the localisation of aid. And this funding to local actors needs to be predictable, flexible, and longer than the typical one-year funding cycle.

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