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World in Progress

DW Germany

"World in Progress" takes a fresh look at development issues around the globe. Projects, policies and individuals committed to making a difference.

"World in Progress" takes a fresh look at development issues around the globe. Projects, policies and individuals committed to making a difference.
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Location:

Bonn, Germany

Networks:

DW Germany

Description:

"World in Progress" takes a fresh look at development issues around the globe. Projects, policies and individuals committed to making a difference.

Twitter:

@dw_english

Language:

English

Contact:

Deutsche Welle D-53110 Bonn Germany +49.228-429.0


Episodes

World in Progress: Forgotten crises

2/14/2018
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This week, we'll take a look at the conflict in the Central African Republic — one of the world's forgotten crises. We'll also hear from strong women in Honduras who fight against the deadly machismo culture in the country.

Duration:00:29:55

World in Progress: Stories that matter from around the world

2/7/2018
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World in Progress is a 30-minute radio show that connects the dots in a globalized era.

Duration:00:29:55

World in Progress: Stories that matter from around the world

2/1/2018
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World in Progress is a 30-minute radio show that connects the dots in a globalized era.

Duration:00:29:55

World in Progress: Turning over a new leaf

1/24/2018
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This week, we'll take a look at people falling through the cracks. For instance underage refugees in France who are living on the streets. We'll also hear from a strong woman in Afghanistan who's trying to help drug addicts in Kabul. And Israel plans to expel thousands of African refugees.

Duration:00:29:55

World in Progress: Stories that matter from around the world

1/17/2018
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World in Progress is a 30-minute radio show that connects the dots in a globalized era.

Duration:00:29:55

World in Progress: Stories that matter from around the world

1/10/2018
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World in Progress is a 30-minute radio show that connects the dots in a globalized era.

Duration:00:29:55

World in Progress: Conflict and Comic Relief

1/5/2018
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On this week's show, we visit the humanitarian crisis in the Central African Republic, Comic relief in Lebanon, Eritrea's only brewery - and listen to Open Air opera on a truck

Duration:00:29:53

World in Progress: Stories that matter from around the world

1/4/2018
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World in Progress is a 30-minute radio show that connects the dots in a globalized era.

Duration:00:29:55

World in Progress: Bluegrass and Mountain Music

1/4/2018
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Bluegrass, a traditional form of American folk music is still alive in the Appalachia region, which also has a reputation as being America's poorhouse. Outsiders have labeled the people here 'hillbillies', stereotyping them as backwards. But there's more to the region and its bluegrass culture as reporter Andreas Horchler discovered.

Duration:00:29:55

World in Progress: Stories that matter from around the world

12/22/2017
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World in Progress is a 30-minute radio show that connects the dots in a globalized era.

Duration:00:29:55

World in Progress: Stories that matter from around the world

12/13/2017
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World in Progress is a 30-minute radio show that connects the dots in a globalized era.

Duration:00:29:55

World in Progress: Stranded

12/6/2017
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This week on the show: as winter approaches, we take an in-depth look at the plight of asylum seekers in Greece's island camps. We'll also meet a group of German women trapped in Gaza, and visit India's "chess village."

Duration:00:29:55

World in Progress: Fences and Hopes

11/28/2017
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This week, we explore borders and going beyond them. We visit Ai Wei Wei's Fences Exhibition in New York City and find out how the Malecon, the ocean boulevard in Cuba's capital Havana symbolizes the hopes and dreams of Cubans, many of whom will never cross the ocean that surrounds their island.

Duration:00:29:55

World in Progress: Brave New Surveillance World?

11/22/2017
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Do you ever think about privacy? About the traces you leave in the on- and offline world? Sometimes that's a conscious decision, but more often than not we don't know how much data has been accumulated - and by whom. That's not so much of a mystery in China. The authorities there have rolled out a social credit system that they want to introduce all over the country by 2020.

Duration:00:29:55

World in Progress: Climate challenges and chances in Pittsburgh and Tshwane

11/15/2017
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An increasing number of global cities are moving ahead on climate action, putting sustainable solutions in practice. The US city of Pittsburgh and the South African capital, Tshwane (Pretoria) are champions for innovations. Mayors Bill Peduto and Solly Msimanga discuss challenges and the sustainable future of their cities in this special edition. (Special thanks to city network ICLEI)

Duration:00:29:55

World in Progress: Stories that matter from around the world

11/9/2017
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World in Progress is a 30-minute radio show that connects the dots in a globalized era.

Duration:00:29:54

World in Progress: Jerusalem after the Temple Mount Crisis

10/30/2017
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For decades, the ancient city of Jerusalem and its Temple Mount have been flashpoints in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Tensions flared again this summer, after Israeli police rolled up new security measures for those wanting to goup to the Al Aqsa mosque. Mass prayers and protests and violent clashes followed. The crisis deepend the divide and also changed the dynamics in Jerusalem.

Duration:00:29:55

World in Progress: New Lives

10/25/2017
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Topics: Treating clubfoot in Tanzania and helping kids to walk - Regulating traditional healers in Senegal - Chile: fishermen learn to adapt to new lifestyles

Duration:00:29:55

World in Progress: Hunger!

10/18/2017
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This week, we'll talk about hunger - over 800 million people worldwide are going hungry every day. Hunger is fueled by war and conflict, among other things. Where there's fighting, people can't work their fields or go to the market. Attacks in Somalia and Nigeria by terror groups al-Shabab and Boko Haram, respectively, have driven people off their lands.

Duration:00:29:55

World in Progress: Stories that matter from around the world

10/11/2017
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World in Progress is a 30-minute radio show that connects the dots in a globalized era.

Duration:00:29:55

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