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New States

Separate paths

Issue 86 - spring 2020
We live in an age of secession, since the end of the Second World War the United Nations has gained 133 new members. What are the success factors for new states? And: will the political world map continue to disintegrate in the coming years?

Global tourism

A travel giant awakens

Issue 85 - January | February 2020
Namaste! More and more Indians are packing their bags and going abroad. India is now one of the fastest growing tourist markets of origin. The new globetrotters are being vigorously promoted.


Mountain dreams

Issue 85 - January | February 2020
Christine Mukharji, who has worked for Österreich Werbung in India since 1997, tells about the emerging travel nation.


Green steel

Issue 85 - January | February 2020
The Austrian Markus Roselieb builds buildings out of bamboo in Thailand, a "fascinating building material with an image problem".

Austrian know-how

With the Oesterreichische Kontrollbank in the health sector of Asia

Laos Supported by a soft loan from the Oesterreichische Kontrollbank, the Laotian Ministry of Health entrusted SFC Umwelttechnik with the task of ensuring the water supply and disposal of the Mittaphab Hospital in ...

Urban mega projects

New in the nothing

Issue 84 - November | December 2019
New city! Think big! This is likely to be on the to-do list of heads of state of Egypt, Indonesia and the Philippines, which are building billion-dollar administrative seats.

news flash

New Silk Road: brisk to Vienna

The so-called New Silk Road is increasingly taking place by rail: 2018 alone has been operated around 6.000 freight trains between China and Europe - ...

news flash

Pact against plastic waste

Plastic waste is now being shipped on a large scale to poorer, especially Southeast Asian countries. Japan, the USA and Germany alone are 2018 million in 2,5 ...

Best Practice

The Audacious Project

Issue 82 - July | August 2019
Last year, TED selected seven projects - including Panjabi's Last Mile Health -, followed by another eight this year - some 1.500 organizations have applied.

development actors

Japan's Development Cooperation

Issue 82 - July | August 2019
Japan is one of the largest donors of development aid and strongly aligns its activities with its own experience and principles. And always the use should also directly benefit their own country.