The protests against President Nicolás Maduro have not stopped. Venezuelan society is divided. The GIGA provides background information on the country and the unrest there.
The influence of authoritarian regimes on the international stage is increasing. There is already talk of a decline in democracy. From July 2014 the GIGA will examine how regimes actually spread and how they learn from and cooperate with each other. To do so, the GIGA will establish an international network.more
GIGA Focus Lateinamerika, 01/2014
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 than 50 doctoral students are currently working at the GIGA. With targeted seminars and workshops, these junior researchers are being prepared for their future in academia. more