Evaluating aid in change

Date and time: 11 Apr, 08:30 - 10:00

On April 11, EBA's head of office Jan Pettersson visits FUF for a breakfast conversation led by FUF's board member Lennart Wohlgemuth to talk about how he sees EBA's role in a changed world situation and with new political priorities.

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March 27, 2024, Events, Calendar

FUF's annual meeting 2024

Date and time: 21 Mar, 17:30 - 19:00

FUF is a membership 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. Motions must be received by FUF by March 7 at the latest. Motions are sent by email to fuf@fuf.se. All annual meeting documents will be available on our website no later than one week before the annual meeting. We offer [...]

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February 20

Understanding a world in crisis

Date and time: 19 Mar, 10:30 - 12:00

SIPRI is an international research institute with a focus on broadening the understanding of global security issues and promoting solutions for peace and development around the globe. It is headed by Dan Smith, who during this talk will share his insights and the work of SIPRI in relation to the new Swedish aid and foreign policy. He will also discuss issues such as: How should we understand the world of today? What should conflict prevention and resolution entail? What are the EU's most pressing security policy challenges, and what can be expected after the elections for the European Parliament in June?

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March 5, 2024, English, Events, Calendar

World in crisis – authority in change: Conversation with Per Olsson Fridh

Date and time: 9 Feb, 08:30 - 10:00

To report » "2023 has passed as one of the most violent and conflict-ridden years in a very long time. Not only the terrible developments in Israel and Palestine and the continuing Russian war of invasion in Ukraine, but there have also been devastating developments in Sudan, in the Sahel region, Eastern DRC. Armed conflict has continued in the Horn of Africa, in [...]

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January 25

The new aid policy: Conversation with State Secretary Diana Janse

Date and time: 6 Feb, 16:15 - 17:30

To report » In December, the government presented the reform agenda, which sets out the new direction for Swedish aid. In light of this, FUF invites you to a conversation with Diana Janse, the state secretary to the Minister for Aid and Foreign Trade, Johan Forssell (M), on February 6 at 16.15 to 17.30. Anna Blücher, president of FUF, will moderate the discussion where […]

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January 24

Panel discussion on violent extremism and terrorism

Date and time: 9 Jan, 17:30 - 19:00

To report » Concern about terrorist threats and extremism has increased among the Swedish population as a result of the increased terrorist threat level in 2023, according to a Novus survey. But what is actually meant by extremism and what are the different aspects of the concept? And what can be done to counter violent extremism? The local group FUF Stockholm Södra invites […]

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December 21, 2023, Events, Calendar, Local group, Educational activity

Aid 2024: New chapter, new(t) Page?

Date and time: 20 Dec, 08:30 - 10:00

To report » In September, Sida's new Director General Jakob Granit took office. He takes over the aid authority at a time when the world is characterized by increasing conflicts and humanitarian crises, decreasing democratic spaces and increasingly clear consequences of climate change. In addition, Sweden's aid is undergoing major changes. Exactly what these will entail is currently unclear. How does Granite look […]

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November 24

China and the geopolitical power game

Photo left: Gage Skidmore. Source: Flickr. Photo (right): 總統府. Source: Flickr.

Date and time: 7 Dec, 17:30 - 19:00

We welcome Börje Ljunggren, former ambassador to China and author of "The Chinese dream - Xi, power and challenges", to the FUF armchair conversation on December 7 at 17.30.

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November 28

The Roads to the Development Jobs

Date and time: 6 Dec, 12:00 - 13:00

To registration » Welcome to an online conversation to get inspired on how you can find your dream job within the development sector! During this digital panel discussion, people who work with international development in different ways will talk about how one can increase their chances of getting an international job, a trainee position or […]

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November 15

Workshop on peace, security and development

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

To register » Peace, security and development are today some of the world's most important themes to delve into in order to be involved and influence our common future. With a worsening security situation with, for example, the conflict between Israel and Hamas and Russia's war in Ukraine, it is perhaps more important than ever to clarify what [...]

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November 23, 2023, Events, Calendar, Local group, Educational activity