What should we do? A discussion on Belarus and Russia today

Datum och tid: 8 apr, 18:00 - 19:00

Register here » The ninth of august 2020 Lukasjenko was elected president in Belarus for his sixth term of office. This means that Lukasjenko has ruled the country since 1994 which also happens to be the same period as all elections for office has been seen as undemocratic. During the last year several demonstrations have […]

29 mars, 2021, English, Kalendarium, Seminarier

Biodiversity preservation as poverty reduction

Datum och tid: 25 mar, 17:30 - 19:00

Preservation of biodiversity plays a vital role in ensuring the health of our ecosystems, climate and environment. Biodiversity preservation also has an opportunity to contribute to poverty reduction. However, it can also create challenges such as conflicts relating to the use of land and resources. For this reason, FUF invites you to an online seminar […]

18 mars, 2021, English, Kalendarium, Seminarier, Webbsändning

Waste Management Is Key to Sustainable Development

Tony Clark, The CEO of Avfall Sverige. Photo: Avfall Sverige.

Tony Clark, The CEO of Avfall Sverige. Photo: Avfall Sverige.

Av: Maria Malmsten

Sustainable waste management is key for reaching many of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Well planned waste management aims to reduce, reuse and recycle waste. I interviewed Tony Clark, CEO of Avfall Sverige, to discuss how to make waste management more sustainable.

29 december, 2020, Article, English, Intervju, Magazine

Frugal Innovations: The Future of Development?

The water billboard set up in Lima, Peru, by the University of Technology in Lima enables locals to have access to free clean water. (“Photo: Plantamer blog post.”)

Doing more with less. This is how the economist Navi Radjou defines frugal innovations. Although it is an old practice, it is only now resurfacing as a smart and sustainable approach to international development. As this economic approach rethinks consumerism and resource management, can we look at it as the future of development?

27 december, 2020, Article, English, Magazine, Reportage

The one solution connecting multiple SDGs in Nepal

Illustrating a school girl in Nepal. Photo: Wellington College (A trip to Nepal)/Flickr.

Av: Irina Martin

Along with my classmates from Lund University, together we wrote a project proposal which, fictionally, has been approved by the European Commission as part of the course assignment. After hours of discussion and reflections, the decision was to deal with the lack of menstrual health education and accessible menstrual products in the district of Chitwan […]

25 december, 2020, Chronicle, English, Krönika, Magazine

When SDGs Meet Human Rights Cities

Morten Kjaerum, Director of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights (“Photo: FUF Lund/RWI Lund”)

Av: Chiara D’Agni och Yi-Chia Chen

Human rights cities, as Lund, is a new phenomenon and according to a recent report by the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI) they can better contribute to the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). FUF Magazine has interviewed the Director of the RWI, Morten Kjaerum, to talk about SDGs and human rights cities.

21 december, 2020, Article, English, Intervju, Magazine

Why economic growth won’t save the climate

Economic growth contributes to climate change through large scale resource extraction. Photo: Andrew Taylor/Flickr

Av: Alice Castensson och Julian Dannefjord

The United Nations envisions both increased economic growth and effective climate action by the end of this decade. The combination of these is not consistent in the current state of the world. To effectively combat the threat of climate change, we need a shift in the status quo and a different economic structure.

20 december, 2020, Chronicle, English, Krönika, Magazine