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Gottfried Schweiger

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Gottfried Schweiger is a political philosopher working at the Centre for Ethics and Poverty Research of the University of Salzburg, Austria.

His research focuses on poverty, migration, and childhood.

Explore the author’s contributions to the discourse on solidarity.

Global solidarity and the responsibility of young people

This article addresses the issue of global solidarity and responsibility of young people from an ethics perspective. In a world of injustice, global solidarity is needed to protect the human rights of all and to help in times of need. Success of this solidarity requires infrastructures that help young people act in solidarity by facilitating, pooling, and coordinating activities in the form of structured volunteer programmes, for instance.

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