Photo: Borana Women,Ethiopia,Rod Waddington.Flickr.
Av: Ghadeer Hussein
Five years ago the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by the United Nations and since then they have become a roadmap for global development. But are they relevant on the local level? Are they as universal as they claim to be?
30 december, 2020, English, Magazine, News article, Nyhet
Illustrating the Importance of Water in the Navajo Nation Photo: Dig Deep
Av: Alice Antoniou och Julia Mühlhauser
Covid-19 has increased awareness of the importance of sanitation globally; however, many face challenges meeting hygiene needs due to difficulties accessing clean water. Native Americans in the United States are particularly hard hit by this issue.
19 december, 2020, English, Magazine, News article, Nyhet
The most common illegal migrant route into Ceuta is climbing the barbed wire at the border to Morocco. Photo: Markus Barnevik Olsson.
Av: Markus Barnevik Olsson
2020 will go down in history as the year of turbulent surprises. Ceuta, a Spanish enclave in northern Morocco, is certainly not an exception. COVID-19 has triggered a reversed migration crisis in the EU’s barbed-fenced stronghold on the African continent.
9 november, 2020, English, FUF-korrespondenterna, Magazine, News article
With the increase in sea levels, the protection walls in the Kiribati islands can no longer handle the tides Photo: Break Free/Flickr
Av: Alexandru Mocanu
A Kiribati national, after unsuccessful attempts to get asylum in New Zealand, brought his case to the UN Human Rights Committee. In spite of its negative ruling, the Committee seems to have opened the doors for granting protection for people at risk of displacement from climate change in the future.
1 juni, 2020, Magazine, News article
Mujib Dam, holds 35 million cubic metres of water. It primarily supplies Amman, helping to ease a very stressed national water supply. Photo: Leonardo/Flickr.
Av: Siobhán Coskeran
While Jordan’s population is increasing, its water resources are more scarce than ever. Jordan is one of the most water-poor countries in the world. Geographical disadvantages are partly to blame; its climate is one of the driest in the world, receiving just 200 millimetres of rainfall per year. Added to this, climate change is reducing […]
17 juni, 2019, English, Magazine, News article