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

The Story of Renewable Energy in Developing Countries

Date and time: 5 Apr, 18:00 - 19:30

Today it is considered important to not only have efficient energy infrastructure, but to transition to renewable energy in order to achieve sustained economic growth and development. With regard to its potential challenges, how do developing countries deal with the transition to sustainable energy sources? And what role does renewable energy play? Join us for our Panel Discussion and Q&A on the […]

March 31, 2021, English, Calendar, Seminars, Webcast

Voices from the world - What does the democratic situation look like in the world?

Date and time: 26 Mar, 15:00

All reports point to the same thing - the democratic space is shrinking. How is the world doing when it comes to democratization? What is China's role and what is the role of the United States with Biden as the new president? We have many questions about the situation in the world and have therefore invited Börje Ljunggren to dedicate the majority […]

March 26, 2021, Calendar, Seminars, Webcast

Women's History Month: Living in Crisis and Conflict

Date and time: 30 Mar, 12:00 - 19:00

Our local group FUF Stockholm Södra organizes a full day of digital events with the theme "Women's History Month: Living in Crisis and Conflict" on the 30th of March. The event is going to be held in two sessions with three speakers, at 12:00 pm and at 18:00 pm PROGRAM Session 1: Gendered perspectives from Uganda […]

March 25, 2021, Calendar, Seminars, Webcast

Vaccine and global injustices - An armchair talk about the distribution of the vaccine against Covid-19

Date and time: 30 Mar, 18:00 - 19:00

Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has written together with other world leaders that "none of us is safe until everyone is safe" and has demanded that the Covid-19 vaccine should not be distributed based on countries' ability to pay but rather on public health needs. At the same time, Sweden and other rich countries have pushed ahead of the global vaccination queue when they bought up a large […]

March 22, 2021, Calendar, Seminars, Webcast

Biodiversity preservation as poverty reduction

Date and time: 25 Mar, 17:30 - 19:00

Preservation of biodiversity plays a vital role in ensuring the health of our ecosystems, climate and environment. Biodiversity preservation also has an opportunity to contribute to poverty reduction. However, it can also create challenges such as conflicts relating to the use of land and resources. For this reason, FUF invites you to an online seminar [...]

March 18, 2021, English, Calendar, Seminars, Webcast

I choose peace: youth stories from the Horn of Africa to Sweden

Date and time: 21 Apr, 15:30 - 16:30

Through inspirational stories we would like to invite you to an hour focused on the role that young people play in contributing to peaceful societies. This despite the fact that many young people - often due to where in the world, or in Sweden, they live - have personal experiences of violence in their local […]

March 10, 2021, Calendar, Seminars, Webcast

Under the Surface of India's Water Crisis

Date and time: 17 Mar, 18:15

India is one of the most densely populated countries in the world with a staggering population of over 1.3 billion people. Access to safe and clean water as well as water to supply a massive agricultural sector is becoming increasingly problematic. Today, around 88 million people lack access to safe water. The water crisis is [...]

March 10, 2021, Calendar, Seminars, Webcast

Social security for all - Key to the covid crisis

Date and time: 14 Jan, 17:00 - 18:00

That Covid-19 is now a global world crisis has not escaped anyone. But in the wake of the pandemic, not only is ill health increasing, but also the number of people living in poverty and hunger, and men's violence against women is increasing markedly worldwide. In all countries, health insurance and other social security systems are crucial to how individuals and societies cope with crises, as more and more governments have realized. This […]

December 14, 2020, Calendar, Seminars, Webcast

Indigenous peoples key role as climate actors

Date and time: 10 Dec, 09:00 - 10:30

Climate change is one of the major challenges that needs to be tackled in this decade of action to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals. Due to their close connection to the natural world and their reduced social-ecological resilience, Indigenous peoples are among the first to face the direct and indirect impacts of climate change. Yet […]

December 4, 2020, English, Calendar, Seminars, Webcast