At a Senate reception at Hamburg City Hall, the Free and Hanseatic City celebrated GIGA’s fiftieth anniversary. Speakers included First Mayor Olaf Scholz, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and NDR Editor-in-Chief Andreas Cichowicz.
The Chinese in Africa? Looters and neo-colonialists! The discussion of relations between China and Africa is generally informed by stereotypes. The newest edition of the Journal of Current Chinese Affairs does away with many of these preconceptions.more
Founded in 1964 as the Deutsches Übersee-Institut (German Overseas Institute), the GIGA is now an international institute delivering world-class social science. This year it is celebrating its 50th anniversary. more
Not only the 2014 World Cup has made Brazil the focus of global attention. The country is booming – both economically and politically. more
Located where decisions are made – In its Berlin-based office, the GIGA advises policymakers, the media and the public on global issues and developments in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. more