The conflict between Iran and Israel: This has happened

The development magazine explains what has happened in the conflict between Israel and Iran. Pictured (left): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Photo: World Economic Forum. Source: Flickr. Pictured (right): Ali Khamenei, Iran's supreme political leader. Photo: Khaminei.ir. Source: Wikimedia commons.

Of: Rania Yassin

Iran and Israel have long used other actors to challenge each other. On April 1, the conflict between the countries escalated when Israel attacked Iran's consulate in Syria, which prompted en Iranian attack on Israel and later an Israeli response. The development magazine finds out what has happened in the escalating conflict between the two countries.  

April 22, 2024, Development magazine explains

International court decision against Israel: "Has been ignored"

Several actors believe that Israel is not complying with the International Court of Justice's order to protect the Palestinian population. At the same time, the court relies on the willingness of states to comply with the decisions. Photo: Saleh Najm and Anas Sharif. Source: Wikimedia commons.

Of: Rania Yassin

Earlier this year accused South Africa Israel for genocide in the UN's highest court, the International Court of Justice (ICJ). The court has decided that Israel must do everything in its power to protect the Palestinian population. Men The ICJ relies on states' willingness to comply with decisions, and many civil society organizations believe that Israel has not lived up to this.  

March 18, 2024, Development magazine explains

The fight for the white gold in South America: "Will fight for the resources"

The world's largest lithium reserves are found in the so-called lithium triangle in South America. China's influence over the continent is increasing – among other things, by the country investing in the extraction of minerals. Pictured: Lithium mine in Jujuy province, Argentina. Photo: Earthworks. Source: Flickr.

Of: Daniel Diaz

In step with the green transition and the increased production of electric cars, the world is hungry for the "white gold" - lithium. Latin America could become a geopolitical projection surface as economic superpowers fight over access to lithium, and this could have consequences for both the environment and people.

January 29, 2024, Development magazine explains

The OECD's proposal for a global tax to reduce inequality is met with criticism

Global minimum tax of 15 percent and that companies must pay tax to a greater extent where their goods are consumed. It is proposed by the OECD to equalize economic inequality in the world. But several steps remain before the proposal can become a reality. Photo: OECD. Source: Flickr.

Of: Elin Prestgaard

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has developed suggestions new, global tax rules with the aim of reducing tax planning and equalizing global gaps in the world. The proposal has been criticized both for being too far-reaching and a paper product that will not have sufficient effect. In October the government submitted a bill to the Riksdag on the proposal, which is proposed to be implemented in Swedish law the material moisture meter shows you the January 1, 2024.  

December 22, 2023, Development magazine explains

Poland after the election: The citizens' coalition's turbulent struggle for democracy

Poland is facing a change of government - but the road there is not entirely easy. Pictured: The leaders from the Citizens' Coalition are presented by Donald Tusk, former Prime Minister and President of the European Council (second person from the right). Photo: Club Lewisy. Source: Flickr.

Of: Edwin Borg

In October, the people of Poland voted for the Citizens' Coalition as the winning party. Now the parties, under the leadership of Donald Tusk, aim to end a dark chapter of gradual erosion of the country's democracy. But even if the majority is secured, a complex road ahead awaits with political uncertainty and a struggle for government power against the ruling Law and Justice party.

December 4, 2023, Development magazine explains

Therefore, several actors are calling for a boycott of COP28

Several actors within the environmental movement are calling for a boycott of the climate conference COP28, which this year is being held in the United Arab Emirates. Photo: Alisdare Hickson. Source: Flickr.

Of: Benjamin Frisk

FN:s climate conference COP28 held this year in Dubai i United athe rab emirate. This has drawn criticism from both activists and climateorganizations, and a campaign to boycott the conference has spread worldwide. The development magazine analyzes the arguments for and against a boycott of COP28.  

November 28, 2023, Development magazine explains

After the earthquake in Morocco: Girls and women hardest hit

Girls and women were hit hardest by the powerful earthquake that occurred in Morocco in September. The earthquake affected, among other things, women's ability to take care of their hygiene and girls' ability to go to school. Pictured: Gwendolen Eamer, Principal Director of Emergency Operations at the IFRC. Photo: Benoît Carpentier/IFRC.

Of: Benjamin Frisk

Don September 8, Morocco was hit by a strong earthquake which led to approximately 3 000 dead and 6 000 injured, according to FN. Among them var women and girls worst affected, and several organizations emphasize the weight of a gender-aware perspective at disaster response. 

November 22, 2023, Development magazine explains

EU cooperates with Tunisia - despite accusations of inhumane treatment of migrants

In July this year, the EU concluded a cooperation agreement with Tunisia with the aim of stopping the large number of African migrants from reaching Europe illegally. The collaboration has been criticized by several different human rights organizations. Photo: Martin Schulz/US Naval Forces Europe-Africa. Source: Flickr.

Of: Mona Adam Abdi

Several human rights organizations have noticed how African migrants are subjected to violence by Tunisian security forces. Reports indicate that migrants forcibly placed and left under difficult conditions in the extreme heat of the Sahara desert - without water and shelter. At the same time, the European Commission has recently concluded a cooperation agreement with Tunisia to put an end to the number of migrants who trying get to Europe.  

November 6, 2023, Development magazine explains

Africa's top politicians want to introduce a global carbon tax

At the Africa Climate Summit conference, which brought together representatives from the African countries, a global carbon tax was proposed, among other things, to finance climate adaptation and renewable energy on the continent. Pictured: Kenyan President William Samoei Ruto. Source: Flickr.

Of: Ina Carlsson

In September met representatives in de African countries of climate conferenceen Africa Climate Summit (ACS) in Kenya in order to discuss common solutions of climate change. The conference resulted in the Nairobi Declaration - which, among other things, proposes a global carbon tax to large emitters must contribute with sea resources to low-income countries. The declaration will form the basis of the countries' joint strategy at the climate conference COP28, which will be held in November.  

November 6, 2023, Development magazine explains

Three reasons for Russia's actions in Nagorno-Karabakh

Russia has gradually shifted its position in the conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh. Development Magazine explains the potential reasons for that. Pictured: The memorial monument Susha/Sushi in Nagorno Karabakh, a landmark for Armenia's partial victory in the 1992 conflict. Photo: Istockphotos/OSTILL.

Of: Elin Prestgaard

Conflicts om Nagorno-Karabakh flared up again in September and thousands of Armenians have fled the area. While the two warring parties Armenia and Azerbaijan has acted and reacted along known lines, there is a third actor whose actions may appear more surprising: Russia. 

November 2, 2023, Development magazine explains