Democratic efforts on the brink: What is happening in the Middle East and North Africa

Date and time: 31 May, 12:00 - 13:00

  With the help of Elisenda Ballesté Buxó, Project Coordinator at International IDEA, this event takes a regional perspective on democracy, focusing particularly on the state of democracy in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). This region is one of many which is facing a democratic backlash in the world. According to the International […]

May 24, 2021, English, Calendar, Seminars, Webcast

COLOMBIA: CONVERSATIONAL PANEL

Date and time: May 20, 19:00

National strikes, Human rights violations and a new wave of crisis. What is really happening in Colombia right now? Since the pandemic struck the country, like all over the world, the inequalities rise and were shown more than ever. This plus the release of a new tax reform by the government, were the beginning of massive […]

May 18, 2021, Calendar, Seminars, Webcast

Space and the global sustainability goals

Date and time: 11 May, 17:30 - 19:00

Even though much of the work on development issues in the world takes place down to earth, FUF now wants to shed light on the work that is taking place above us, in space. The global sustainability goals aim to eradicate extreme poverty, reduce inequalities and injustices in the world, promote peace and justice and resolve the climate crisis. These are ambitious goals […]

May 4, 2021, Calendar, Seminars, Webcast

Oppression - with the pandemic as an excuse

Date and time: 6 May, 18:00 - 19:00

Register here »How has the pandemic been handled in non-democratic and authoritarian countries? Democracy has in many ways been put to the test during the pandemic. Over the past year due to COVID-19, social, political and economic inequalities have been highlighted around the world and the survival of democracy in some countries has been called into […]

April 27, 2021, English, Calendar, Seminars, Webcast

Voices from the world - Focus on Tanzania

Date and time: 21 Apr, 12:00

What is happening right now in Tanzania? Samia Suluhu has just entered as the lands new president, after years of oppression of activists, journalists and LGBTQ persons by the former president John Magufuli. She comes with hope, but at the same time, you can almost feel the country holding its breath. Listen to Prof. Samuel […]

April 23, 2021, Calendar, Seminars, Webcast

What's Next After School: Building A Career in Sustainability

Date and time: 29 Apr, 14:00 - 15:00

We only have nine years left to prevent irreversible damage from climate change and build a sustainable future for us and future generations. But what kind of attempts are actually being made by governments to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals of the Global Agenda 2030? How can we contribute to the mitigation of and adaptation […]

April 21, 2021, Calendar, Seminars, Webcast

Deforestation and food production: Lunch talk with Sida & Framtidsjorden

Date and time: 28 Apr, 12:00 - 13:30

We only have nine years left to prevent irreversible damage from climate change and build a sustainable future for us and future generations. But what kind of attempts are actually being made by governments to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals of the Global Agenda 2030? How can we contribute to the mitigation of and adaptation […]

April 21, 2021, Calendar, Seminars, Webcast

Can we offset the climate crisis?

Can we offset the climate crisis? A lecture on the complexity of climate compensation

Date and time: 26 Apr, 18:00 - 19:00

Have you considered climate compensation for a flight, or do you buy products that market themselves as climate compensated? The idea of ​​climate compensation is that we as individuals or actors pay for the amount of emissions caused by our actions to be reduced elsewhere. Climate compensation often takes the form of tree planting or expansion of renewable energy in […]

April 16, 2021, Calendar, Seminars, Webcast

The third phase of development assistance

Date and time: 22 Apr, 17:00 - 18:15

Seventy-five years have passed since international development cooperation was born. After the end of the war in 1945, Europe was rebuilt and independent countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America invested in their future according to the conditions of that time. After the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, aid was transformed into a collaboration that touched on deeper social transformation and international partnerships. At the turn of the millennium, UN member states adopted the Millennium Development Goals, which fifteen years […]

April 8, 2021, Calendar, Seminars, Webcast