Equality: In light of the Iran protests

Event about the Iran protests

Date and time: 12 Dec, 13:15 - 15:00

To report » On September 13, 2022, Mahsa Jina Amini was arrested by Iranian morality police as they believed she was wearing the veil improperly. A few days later she dies in hospital. The death of Mahsa Jina Amini is the starting point for the protests against the forced veil in Iran. FUF welcomes you to a seminar on the protests in Iran […]

December 1, 2022, Calendar, Seminars

Author interview: The story inside a refugee

Author talk

Date and time: 13 Dec, 18:00

To register » Marzieh Kheir Khah was born in Afghanistan in 1996. The following year, she and her family flee to Iran, which is the beginning of a long journey to Europe and Sweden, where she arrives herself in 2015. The flight is painful and characterized by uncertainty, people smugglers and a constant worry to not survive. Now Marzieh is current with […]

November 28, 2022, Calendar, Seminars

How can young people have more space in peace and security issues in Sweden?

Date and time: 9 Dec, 11:30 - 13:00

To register » Welcome to the lunch seminar on UN Security Council Resolution 2250 on youth, peace and security! On the anniversary of the resolution, we delve into what it means in an international and Swedish context, as well as how young people in Sweden experience their inclusion at decision-making levels. Lunch wrap is served from 11.30. Program Introduction to Sweden's 2250 network and the resolution Representative [...]

November 25, 2022, Calendar, Seminars, Webcast

Swedish aid - What are the consequences of the cuts?

Date and time: 30 Nov, 17:30 - 18:30

To register » During the autumn, Sweden's new government was appointed and in connection with that, focus was placed on the new budget. Aid became a symbolic issue during the negotiations and a reduction in aid was clear, 0.88% of GNI must now be spent on aid, a reduction of 1,4 billion for next year. What consequences will the reduction have [...]

November 22, 2022, Calendar, Seminars

The Roads to the Development Jobs

Date and time: 7 Dec, 17:30 - 19:30

To registration » Welcome to a conversation about how you can find your dream job within the development sector! During the evening, people who in different ways work with international development will discuss how one can increase their chances of getting an international job, a trainee position or an internship after their studies. You will […]

November 14, 2022, English, Calendar, Seminars, Webcast

Report from COP27

Date and time: 28 Nov, 17:00 - 18:00

The global average temperature has risen by 1,1 degrees since pre-industrial times. If the temperature rises above 1,8 degrees, the climate could become life-threatening for half of the world's population, according to the UN's climate panel IPCC. 194 of the world's countries agreed through the Paris Agreement in 2015 to limit temperature increases to 1,5 degrees. From the 6th to the 18th of November, COP27 is taking place, which is [...]

November 11, 2022, Calendar, Seminars

FUF on the MR days

Date and time: 17 Nov, 09:00 - 17:00

November 17-18 is the time for the Human Rights Days in Örebro and of course FUF is there! During this year's MR days, FUF will arrange a seminar on Ultra fast fashion and its consequences, hold a quiz about the global goals and participate in a career fair for students together with Globalportalen and the Voluntärbyrån. Read more about […]

November 9, 2022, Calendar, Seminars

The Connection Between Climate Change and Peacebuilding

Date and time: 21 Nov, 18:00 - 19:30

To registration» The consequences of climate change are the most visible in countries that are also suffering from armed conflict. The more intertwined the crises of climate change and armed conflict become, the more difficult they become to solve. Climate change causes socioeconomic hardship which in turn can increase the risk of violence. Meanwhile, war […]

November 6, 2022, English, Calendar, Seminars

Climate Change and Migration – How Is It Connected?

Date and time: 7 Nov, 18:00 - 19:30

To registration » According to recent estimates, almost 350 million people have been displaced due to natural disasters since 2008. Only a small fraction of these persons crossed international borders while most were able to return to their region of origin. Beyond forced mobility related to disasters, migration as a consequence of climate change is [...]

October 31, 2022, English, Calendar, Seminars

Kazakhstan: In the light of Russia's invasion of Ukraine

Date and time: 1 Nov, 17:30 - 18:30

To registration » Kazakh politics rarely reaches the Swedish media and Central Asia is often a general blank spot to the Swedish public. After the Russian invasion of Ukraine, analysts fear that countries in Central Asia could be the next target for a Russian invasion. The president of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, recently said the country [...]

October 24, 2022, English, Calendar, Seminars