"I fight on the front line of education"

Iryna Yetskalo has founded an educational center for Ukrainian children and youth in Timisoara, Romania. Her experiences in education are her weapon in the war against Russia: "I try to do everything I can for Ukraine," she says. Photo: Daniel Díaz.

Of: Daniel Diaz

The contractor Iryna Yeti scale escaped the war i Ukraine and started one training center i Romania. Where being taught ukraine children and young people that has needed leave his country but want to liabilities leave his study. - We do is so I tjanar my country, says Iryna Yeti scale. 

April 4, 2023, FUF-correspondents, Report

Food production is affected by climate change – wine and coffee in the risk zone

Climate change is forcing winegrowers in France to adapt to heat waves and drought. Photo: Jill Wellington. Source: Pixabay.

Of: Vendela Permat's Hammarbäck

Rising temperatures as a result of climate change affect food and food security throughout the world. Winegrowers in France are noticing the climate changes - and many have been forced to adapt their vineyards in order to maintain the same quality of the wine. - You are constantly worrying about what the weather will be like, says a wine grower to Utvecklingsmagasinet.  

April 3, 2023, FUF-correspondents, Report

Australia's new climate policy – ​​praised and criticized

Scientists as well as climate activists believe that Australia is in a climate emergency - and several actors criticize the country's government for a lack of action. Photo: John Englart. Source: Flickr.

Of: Signe Andersson

The consequences of climate change continue to affect Australia. The country has voted through its first climate change bill in ten years, but the law has been heavily criticized and is considered an ambitious but hollow proposal. Australia could take a much greater responsibility for reducing carbon dioxide emissions, say several actors. 

March 30, 2023, FUF-correspondents, Report

Russia's invasion of Ukraine: "Important that we who can continue to tell about the war"

On February 19, protesters gathered at Odenplan in Stockholm to mark the upcoming anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. During the day, representatives from several human rights organizations spoke. Photo: Agnes Durbeej-Hjalt.

Of: Agnes Durbeej-Hjalt

On February 24, 2023, a year has passedr since Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukrainea. Thousands of people have died and millions have fled their homes. In connection with the anniversary, several arrange human rights organizations demonstrations in Stockholm. The development magazine was on site and guarded one of them.  

February 24, 2023, Report

Israeli court order forces thousands of Palestinians to leave their homes

A large part of the Masafer Yatta area is to be used as a military training ground, which means that over 1000 Palestinians living in the area will have to leave their homes. Picture left: Israeli military ensure that the children cannot disturb the ongoing demolition of their school in the village of Isfay al-Fauqa. Photo: Kenneth, Companion Program. Image right: Field workers view debris from a demolition in Khirbet al-Fakhiet, one of the 14 villages in Masafer Yatta. Photo: Axel Sandberg. 

Of: Axel Sandberg

I May 2022 stated the Israeli Hhighest the court that a large part of the area Masafar On yacht on the southern West Bank ska work as militaryt practice field. This means that the nearly 1 Palestinians who live in the area will be forcibly displaced.

January 30, 2023, FUF-correspondents, Report

The standard of living is falling in 90 percent of the world's countries

South Sudan is one of the world's poorest countries. Now the effects of the pandemic and the war in Ukraine threaten to further devastate the country's economy. Photo: UNMISS. Source: Flickr. 

Of: Sandra Duru

The combined effectrna of climate change, coronavirus pandemic and the war in Ukraine puts pressure on living standardsone in the world. The UNDP's annual report warns that human development has deteriorated in nine out of ten countries in the world. South Sudan is one of them.

December 6, 2022, Report

Seven million people have fled Venezuela - but the crisis is deprioritised

Almost as many people have fled from Venezuela as from Ukraine, but the crisis in Venezuela receives considerably less resources from the outside world. Photo: Wilfredor. Source: Wikimedia commons.

Of: Vilma Ellemark

Millions of people have been forced to leave both Venezuela and Ukraine. Even so, only 16 percent of the aid response to Venezuelan refugees and migrants has been funded this year, compared to 71 percent of the response to Ukraine. - I don't think people understand how bad the crisis in Venezuela is, says León Poblete, researcher in economics at Uppsala University.

November 23, 2022, Report

After the floods in Pakistan: "The disaster is man-made"

33 million people in Pakistan have been affected by this year's heavy rains during the monsoon season. Image: United States Marine Corps, 2010. Source: Picryl.

Of: Sidra Amir

November is the time of year when many farmers plant wheat. Dilawar Chandio is one of many farmers in Pakistan's Sindh province who do not know if the water from this summer's devastating floods will have disappeared by then. 

November 11, 2022, Report

Sexual violence in conflict: “psychological warfare”

Sexual violence in conflict is a serious problem in several countries around the world. The African groups' partner Ondjango Feministas raises awareness of women's rights in Angola. Photo: Sheila Nangue. Source: Ondjango Feministas.

Of: Alice Eriksson

Sexual violence increases in connection with conflict and natural disasters in the world, says Ylva Jonsson Strömberg from the Swedish Red Cross. Several civil society organizations point to the importance of development aid to break the negative trend in the world. 

August 11, 2022, Almedalen - article, Report

The climate drives people from their homes

Millions of people will be forced to flee due to climate change in the next 30 years, according to the World Bank. Photo: Geralt. Source: Pixabay.

Of: Andrea Thorgren

Every day people in the world are forced to flee their homes. If we don't slow down the climate crisis, 143 million people will be forced to flee by the year 2050. But are people fleeing because of climate change or because they can't make a living? 

August 11, 2022, Almedalen - article, Report

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