The human cost - World Cup 2022 in Qatar

Date and time: June 7, 18:00 - 19:00

Since Fifa named Qatar the host nation and organizer of the World Cup for men in 2022, there have been reports of migrant workers being exploited and falling victim to modern slavery during the preparations. There are reports of migrants who are both without pay and do not get breaks during their startlingly long work shifts. Now, with about 6 months left to […]

May 25, 2022, Calendar, Seminars, Webcast

After Work talk - Including and empowering women as key actors for change

Date and time: 31 May, 17:30 - 18:30

Join The Hunger Project and The Swedish development forum (FUF) for an After Work at Whippet Lab - Social justice Club, to listen to Irene Naikaali Ssentongo who is in Sweden this week for the Stockholm + 50 conference from Uganda. Irene works with a focus on empowering women in Uganda and her work has ranged from […]

May 23, 2022, English, Calendar, Seminars, Webcast

The Pandemic Beyond the Swedish Headlines - Experiences from Tanzania, South Africa and Guatemala

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

The waiting for you to get your passport renewed in Sweden has never been this long, now the restrictions are over, the Swedes want to go out and travel and start spending their money again. Covid-19 is already starting to feel like a thing from the past and the economy is recovering rapidly in high-income […]

May 3, 2022, Calendar, Seminars, Webcast

Sweden's priorities during the EU Presidency

Date and time: 18 May, 12:00 - 13:30

Welcome to a lunch seminar with EU Minister Hans Dahlgren, Hanna Nelson's policy director at Oxfam and Hans Alldén, diplomat and former head of the EU Commission's representation in Sweden! Rarely has cooperation in the EU been so important and developed as rapidly as in recent crises. The pandemic and Russia's war in Ukraine weld the EU together, but what happens to […]

April 26, 2022, Calendar, Seminars, Webcast

From the West to Africa: Sweden, Françafrique and Mali

Date and time: 26 Apr, 18:30 - 20:00

After decades of colonization, imperialism and exploitation, how is the relationship between western European countries and Africa? With the help of Dr Amzat Boukari-Yabara and Jesper Bjarnesen this event will open up for new perspectives and ideas surrounding international relations with Africa, more specifically West-Africa. The panelists Dr Amzat Boukari-Yabara is a committed scholar specialized […]

April 26, 2022, Calendar, Local group, Seminars, Educational activity, Webcast

Ukraine & Aid

Date and time: 24 Mar, 10:00 - 10:30

When Russia launched its war in Ukraine on 24 February, Sida worked extensively with various actors in the country to promote democracy, human rights and gender equality, as well as to improve the conditions for peace, environmental work and inclusive economic development. How does Sida adjust its support to Ukraine after the invasion? Is it possible to work with reform work […]

March 17, 2022, Calendar, Seminars, Webcast

Colombia: Silencing Grassroot Voices

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

As the Colombian elections loom, violence is escalating in the country. The threat to Indigenous groups is increasing and the operating space for civil society is shrinking. Since the 2016 Peace Agreement between the government and FARC Guerillas, 1322 leaders of social movements have lost their lives. By early February this year, 36 leaders of […]

March 17, 2022, English, Calendar, Seminars, Webcast

The future of women in Afghanistan

Date and time: 29 Mar, 18:00 - 19:00

The situation in Afghanistan changed drastically during the summer of 2021 when the Taliban took control of Kabul on August 15 of that year. With the Taliban in power, Afghanistan risks becoming a country governed by Sharia law where women's human rights are curtailed. Now, about 7 months after the Taliban took power, many question marks remain. What does the situation look like right now? How is it affected […]

March 14, 2022, Calendar, Seminars, Webcast

Annual Meeting 2022

Date and time: 22 Mar, 17:00 - 19:30

To register »FUF is a member organization and the annual meeting is its highest decision-making body. All FUF members have the right to vote on the organization's development and future during the annual meeting. Exercises must be received by FUF no later than 8 March. Exercises are sent by email to fuf@fuf.se. All annual meeting documents are available on our website and at the bottom of this notice. When, […]

February 17, 2022, Calendar, Seminars, Webcast

Global Climate Action - Perspectives from Nigeria

Date and time: 7 Dec, 19:00 - 20:00

Like many other countries, Nigeria is affected by climate change. Rising sea levels, flooding, drought and desertification are only some of the consequences the country is facing. Nigeria is also an oil producing country, which has led to serious environmental problems, especially in the region called Niger Delta. The global climate movement is on the [...]

December 2, 2021, English, Calendar, Seminars, Webcast