Wie “fair” ist fairer Handel?

Die Sommerferien sind zu Ende und so auch meine Ferienlektüre „DAS PRINZIP FAIRTRADE – vom Weltladen zum Supermarkt“ (Caspar Dohmen, orange-press Berlin, 2017). Das Buch brilliert durch seine Vielschichtigkeit, mit der es Geschichte, Politik und wirtschaftliche Zusammenhänge von „Fairtrade“ dargelegt. Wusstest Du, dass … Erste Anstösse zu einem gerechten Handel im 19. Jahrhundert von Gegnern … Continue reading Wie “fair” ist fairer Handel?

Five facts about Wonder Woman we should wonder about.

On 21st October 2016 the U.N. officially named the comic book heroine Wonder Woman to be the new honorary ambassador for the United Nations to support the 5th U.N. Sustainable Development Goal which aspires to “achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls“ by 2030. The character of Wonder Woman first appeared in December … Continue reading Five facts about Wonder Woman we should wonder about.

“We will take the Myanmar music to the international level!”

Interview with Aaron S., owner of ESUS5 Recording & Jamming Studio, Yangon / Myanmar (guest blog for Mondstein-Records by Fabienne-Alexia Müller). A song composition inspired by a new country experience is probably the most beautiful souvenir you can bring along from a stay at such exotic place like Myanmar. In the Western world Myanmar, which … Continue reading “We will take the Myanmar music to the international level!”

Typhoon Haiyan – A Personal Attempt to Cope with a Crisis 10’000 miles away.

Picture: Eumetsat - Typhoon Haiyan approaching the Philippines (13:00 UTC 07/11/2013). Five days ago, typhoon Haiyan swept across the Philippines leaving behind a trail of unconceivable devastation. The news drop in bit by bit and unveil the losses and destruction of unprecedented proportions. I feel devastated and uncomfortable following the tragedy that happens just in … Continue reading Typhoon Haiyan – A Personal Attempt to Cope with a Crisis 10’000 miles away.

Gender Mainstreaming – Still a Subsidiary Stream?

(Picture: Gender and Water) The concept of "Gender Mainstreaming" is based on the assumption that any action has a gender specific impact and that every activity shall consider female and male aspects, respectively. "Mainstreaming a gender perspective is the process of assessing the implications for women and men of any planned action, including legislation, policies … Continue reading Gender Mainstreaming – Still a Subsidiary Stream?

Breakdance Project Uganda. How art can be a healer.

Ever heard about the Breakdance Project Uganda? I stumbled upon it via the documentary "BOUNCING CATS" several months ago and since then I've been following the project on Facebook. Still, I am deeply impressed by this project and I feel the need to share with you "The Power of Art" and some good music! Breakdance … Continue reading Breakdance Project Uganda. How art can be a healer.