Several actors draw attention to the role of culture for sustainable development

Culture is conspicuous by its absence in Agenda 2030 and the global goals. Several actors in the cultural sector have therefore started the #culture2030goal campaign, to include an eighteenth culture-focused goal in Agenda 2030. "Culture has the ability to change our way of thinking," says Natalie Giorgadze at Culture Action Europe. Photo: Natalie Giorgadze/UN Women. Source: Flickr.

Of: Nora Nattorp

Agenda 2030 is the international community's joint action plan to lead and lift the transition towards a more sustainable future. All UN members signed the agenda in 2015 and thereby established that the work for sustainable development requires efforts in several sectors. But one sector seems to be missing: culture.

May 23, 2023, Interview

FUF's future and the way forward

Of: The Chancellery

2023 has started tough for FUF - despite a very successful 2022. A bit into the new year, we received information from our financiers about how the new aid budget concretely affects FUF's operations, and we could state that - within the space of a few days - went from our strongest financial position ever to […]

March 29, 2023

The documents for the FUF's annual meeting are now up

Of: The Chancellery

Are you curious about how 2022 was for FUF? What are our plans for 2023? Now FUF's report and business plan are up together with all other documents for the annual meeting. The annual meeting is on March 28 at 17:30 p.m. and it is possible to participate both digitally and at FUF's office. Register by March 26 at the latest. Annual meeting documents Business report [...]

March 21, 2023

Magazine: Women in Power

Of: The Chancellery

The magazine Women in Power is created by FUF's local group Stockholm Södra. The idea for the magazine was born at the end of summer 2022 and started later that fall. The vision was to elevate successful and cool women in the development industry to inspire young people on their way out into working life. Contributors to the magazine are Anna Grauers Fischer (Plan International Sweden), [...]

March 15, 2023

The application for FUF's Internship Program is open!

Of: The Chancellery

Are you a student and interested in issues related to Agenda 2030 and global sustainable development? Then apply to FUF's Internship Program for the fall semester 2023. You can do an internship at Sida, ForumCiv, Fair Action and SCB, among other things. Read more about all 41 internships and apply before February 19 to have the opportunity to be matched against […]

February 7

Apply to FUF's board

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Soon it will be time for FUF's members to elect a new board! Are you interested in contributing to the work of FUF's board in 2023? Do you know someone who would be a great fit? You are welcome to contact the selection committee no later than February 10. Please tell 1) how you or the person in question would [...]

January 24

Critical situation for FUF - Join us and contribute to our survival!

Of: The Chancellery

FUF suddenly finds itself in a critical situation. The day before Christmas Eve, the government presented its regulation letter to Sida. It shows that in practice all information and communication activities within aid are being discontinued, and support for capacity development and Agenda 2030 is being reduced. It is mainly from these items that FUF's funding in recent years has come. […]

January 18

FUF 50 years: Interviews, anthology and exposé

Of: The Chancellery

In 2022, it will be 50 years since FUF formally became an association with its own board. Of course, we want to draw attention to this together with all of you readers, viewers, scrollers, participants as well as old and new fans. We have conducted interviews with people who were involved in FUF during the association's long life and who have now gone [...]

December 9

FUF turns 50 - come to the party!

FUF party

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Buy ticket» FUF is turning 50 and we're going big! We celebrate that since 1972 we have spread knowledge and created debate on global development issues. Therefore, we want to invite all our members, all past members, all future members and all those who know that knowledge is part of creating a fair [...]

5 October 2022

The application for FUF's Internship Program is open!

The Internship Program

Advertising internship program

Of: The Chancellery

Are you a student and interested in issues related to global sustainable development? Then apply to FUF's Intern Program for the spring semester 2023. You can do an internship at Sida, ForumCiv, SweDev and NIRAS Sweden AB, among others. Read more about all 45 internships and apply before October 2 to have the opportunity to be matched to all places. […]

September 16