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The Stockholm Syndrome

What does the Stockholm syndrome have to do with resource security? Read on! 50 years ago, from June 5–16, 1972, the United Nations held its largest ever gathering on development and environment: the Conference on the Human Environment, which convened in Stockholm. It faced tensions: colonies called for self-determination thus challenging the global development doctrine,... View Full Blog

Food security in a
world of overshoot

Those with higher incomes than others are more likely to be able to buy more from other countries than vice versa. More ›

EUSTEPs 4th Multiplier Event

The partners of the ERASMUS+-funded EUSTEPs project in partnership with Sustainable Development Solution Network Black Sea and Mediterranean present Sustainability...   More ›

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