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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: 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


World in Progress: Rohingya crisis in Myanmar

10/4/2017
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This week, we'll talk about the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar, a country formerly known as Burma. More than half a million Rohingya have fled to neighboring Bangladesh over the last weeks after a military crackdown.

Duration: 00:29:55


World in Progress: Stories that matter from around the world

9/27/2017
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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

9/21/2017
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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: Democracy special - votes and voices

9/20/2017
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We meet people trying to build a democratic society from the ground up, find out what's needed to keep a democracy healthy and learn what elves and trolls have to do with it all.

Duration: 00:29:55


World in Progress: Making cities safer

9/13/2017
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Topics: Dealing with terrorist attacks in urban areas - Reducing insecurities and violence for poor citydwellers - Why so many apartment buildings in Nairobi, Kenya collapse - Improving Chile's schools

Duration: 00:29:55


World in Progress: Period Poverty

9/6/2017
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On this week’s show, we look at issues surrounding menstruation. In Uganda, many girls are dropping out of school because they skip class when they’re on their periods. And in the UK, “period poverty” is on the rise. We’ll check out what’s facing Haiti as the UN prepares to withdraw its stabilization mission. And what is left in the wake of the Burning Man festival?

Duration: 00:29:51


World in Progress: Stories that matter from around the world

8/30/2017
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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 Multiclick

8/30/2017
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A weekly look at globalization, education, economic development, human rights and more.

Duration: 00:04:07


World in Progress Multiclick

8/25/2017
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A weekly look at globalization, education, economic development, human rights and more.

Duration: 00:29:55


World in Progress Multiclick

8/23/2017
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A weekly look at globalization, education, economic development, human rights and more.

Duration: 00:04:59


World in Progress: Road rage and rough rides

8/16/2017
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Transportation special: How road rage galvanized cycling activism in Latin America - Braving traffic jams in Jakarta - Pushing green mobility in Kabul - Bicycles and big data in China.

Duration: 00:29:55


World in Progress: The story of the Koh-i-Noor diamond

8/9/2017
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Today, the legendary Koh-I-Noor diamond is part of the UK's Crown Jewels. The story of the diamond mirrors the history if South Asia. First discovered in medieval India, the diamond went on a chequered journey across countries and continents. It's a thrilling story of wars and wealth, treason and secrets - and about a curse, that's said to strike all male owners of the Koh-I- Noor.

Duration: 00:29:55


World in Progress Multiclick

8/2/2017
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A weekly look at globalization, education, economic development, human rights and more.

Duration: 00:05:09


World in Progress: Stories that matter from around the world

8/2/2017
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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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