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GIGA Working Paper

Very few Chinese youth are unemployed - according to official numbers. However, these figures are not accurate, explains Günter Schucher.


The Board of Trustees of the GIGA has installed Dr Amrita Narlikar from the University of Cambridge to lead the institute as its new president. Her term is set to begin on 1 October 2014.


GIGA researcher Luicy Pedroza has won the German Political Science Association’s (DVPW) Dietrich Thränhardt Award for her doctoral dissertation "Citizenship before Nationality. How Democracies Redefine Citizenship by Debating the Extension of Voting Rights to Settled Immigrants".

Christian Kohrs

Konsolidierte Demokratien in Afrika

GIGA Focus Afrika, 08/2014

Amanda Kovacs

Saudi Arabia Exporting Salafi Education and Radicalizing Indonesia’s Muslims

GIGA Focus International Edition English, 07/2014

50 Years of GIGA

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


GIGA in Berlin

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