During Nooshi Dadgostar's (V) party leadership speech during Almedalen Week, she promised new climate initiatives for reduced emissions. She also criticized Magdalena Andersson's (S) NATO agreement with Turkey.
The Moderates' party leader Ulf Kristersson mostly focused on domestic politics in his Almedal speech. Wallet issues and crime, but also NATO and was high on the agenda. Kristersson, on the other hand, did not mention anything about global development issues.
In her party leadership speech during Almedalen Week, Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson (S) emphasized that Sweden faces several challenges - not least due to the consequences of the war in Ukraine. Swedish NATO membership and climate change were also highlighted, but development aid and international development cooperation were completely omitted in the speech.
Din 11. May the journalist was shot Shireen Abu Akhleh, employed on the Arabic-language television channel Al-Jazeera, dead on the West Bank. Since then, it has been going on several parallel investigations to sort out the debt issue. Now the UN has determined that it was Israeli forces that killed the journalist.
June 30, 2022, News
Of: Linnea Ljungar
The Russian military company Wagner Group has been linked to massacres in which several hundred civilians have died. According to reports, the group is present in several African countries, which creates new concerns about how the group affects security on the African continent. At the same time, there is a positive opinion against Russia and Wagner in parts of Mali.
June 27, 2022, News
Of: Fanny Andersson
India and Pakistan have experienced extreme heat unusually early in the year. The heat affects 1,5 billion people in the countries - and fPeople are expected to be affected in the future if climate change is not slowed down globally and regionally, researchers say.
May 24, 2022, News
Of: Frida Lindberg
Southeast Asia has recently been hit by several floods and other weather-related disasters. People who are already living in vulnerability are often worst affected the consequences of extreme weather. For example can people living with HIV lose prevopportunities for their drugs - or hero miss medicines.
May 16, 2022, News
Thousands of indigenous peoples have gathered in Brasilia to protest against several bills, including the so-called 'death combination' - which would open up indigenous peoples' land for commercial mining. At the same time, the president means Jair Bolsonaro that increased mining in the territories of indigenous peoples is necessary for the country's prosperity and development since Russia stopped its exports of fertilizers.
May 6, 2022, News
Landslides, torrential rains and tropical storms have affected both the Philippines and South Africa. The devastation is enormous and the rescue work is in full swing. DN reports on hundreds of deaths and missing persons. These are examples of the consequences of climate change, according to researchers.
May 4, 2022, News
Of: Lina Kallio
The government's new Africa strategy is criticized after the goal formulation of "improved conditions for productive jobs with decent working conditions, especially for women and young people" was removed. This risks having negative consequences, especially for the young population of the African continent, union voices tell the newspaper Omvärlden.
May 2, 2022, News