To defeat this pandemic we need to have fully vaccinated at least 40 percent of the population in all countries before 2022, according to the WHO. Photo: Daniel Schludi / Unsplash.
Of: Hibo Yusuf Ahmed
The United Kingdom's former travel policy provoked outrage as it discriminated recipients of the Covax initiative - a global operation to ensure equitable access to the vaccine. The rules came as a shock and received global criticism. In the delicate political climate of the pandemic the policy could potentially be damaging in the global fight against Covid-19.
November 2, 2021, Paper, English, Magazine
Tony Clark, The CEO of Waste Sweden. Photo: Waste Sweden.
Of: Maria Malmsten
Sustainable waste management is key to 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.
December 29, 2020, Paper, English, Interview, Magazine
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?
December 27, 2020, Paper, English, Magazine, Report
Monitoring global development requires agreed-upon data-collection methods for the coming years. Photo: Dan Gordon / Flickr.
Of: Alexandru Mocanu
Monitoring development is a complex area and not without unsettled issues. Those include insufficient data and limited consensus on how to measure progress. This also reflects upon monitoring progress towards achieving the SDGs.
December 26, 2020, Paper, English, Magazine, Report
Photo: Gerry Machen / Flickr
Climate change threatens the world as we know it and the need for climate action is getting more pressing every day. The impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on oil prices opens the door to a green recovery without fossil fuel subsidies.
December 22, 2020, Paper, English, Magazine, Report
Morten Kjaerum, Director of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights (“Photo: FUF Lund / RWI Lund”)
Of: Chiara D'Agni and 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.
December 21, 2020, Paper, English, Interview, Magazine
Christine Wamsler, Professor at LUCSUS (Lund University Center for Sustainability Studies in Sweden). Photo: Christine Wamsler
Of: Emily Elderfield and Larissa Lachmann
Professor Christine Wamsler's research includes the role of mindset in tackling sustainability issues, and how individuals and cities can better respond to challenges of the climate crisis. We spoke to her about scales of sustainability, questioned whether the SDGs are integrated enough, and explored the role of education and communication strategies on sustainability.
December 17, 2020, Paper, English, Interview, Magazine
Peter Biro (European Union 2019) / Flickr
Of: Leni Lindemann and Sofu's Malte Rønberg
Political conflict is driving Yemen into the world's biggest humanitarian crisis. Over half of the Yemeni population is acutely food insecure due to the deliberate targeting of food supply and infrastructure. In order to end hunger and achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 2, international attention on the political nature of the crisis is required.
December 16, 2020, Paper, English, Magazine, Report
Migrating birds fly across a blue sky tinged red by looming clouds. The migration journey is often one filled with hope, tinged with looming danger and despair. Photo: rihaij / Pixabay
Of: Lauren Tropeano
It feels strange to release an issue about migration in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic. The irony of writing about the movement of people at a time when movement has been so severely restricted is not lost on us. Yet the reminders of desperation, risk and loss that often accompany migration are present even […]
June 1, 2020, Paper, English, Magazine
Dr. Jeevan Baniya from the Social Science Baha Research Institute in Kathmandu describes the situation of Nepali migrant workers abroad as one of the main concerns of the country during the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Jeevan Baniya / onlinekhabar.com
Of: Hanna Geschewski
Hundreds of thousands of Nepali migrant workers are directly affected by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. To learn more about their precarious situation, FUF Magazine spoke with Dr. Jeevan Baniya, a labor and migration expert from Kathmandu.
June 1, 2020, Paper, English, Magazine