Khaled Emam was born in a small village in the poorest area of Egypt. He was brought up in a culture where violence and conflict were prominent and weapons the norm. He took up education as his tool to make peace. To make a change.
At the end of the Cold War, the neorealist paradigm focus on states, military security and the so-called ‘mutually assured destruction’ was challenged by the birth of a new concept, namely human security.
Violence has transformed parts of Central America into some of the most dangerous places on earth. Based on a true story, “The Departure” shows us the reality of the tens of thousands that are forced to abandon their homes as a result of violence.
It has been four years since the birth of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yet, today we are still faced with mass poverty and refugee flows. So, what has happened so far and what should still be done to achieve these global goals?