In Per Bolund's (MP) party leadership speech during Almedalen Week, he raised, among other things, the climate crisis, the issue of Swedish NATO membership and that Sweden should become independent of Russian gas. In addition, the focus was mostly on climate policy within Sweden's borders - despite the fact that the outside world is a recurring theme in the Green Party's party program.
Solidarity in the form of aid, joint work for the climate and support for Ukraine is the way forward, according to the Center Party's party leader Annie Lööf. The message in her party leadership speech during Almedalen Week was clear - Ukraine's thing is ours. She also mentioned Swedish aid and that the Center Party stands up for the one percent goal.
Hayaat Ibrahim, Secretary General of the Institute Against Bribery (IMM), explains how they work against corruption among Swedish companies and organizations abroad. - The companies need to work internally to prevent corruption in their operations, says Hayaat Ibrahim. Watch the full interview on our YouTube channel Fufplay. Interviewer: Hibo Yusuf Ahmed.
July 7, 2022, Almedalen - video
Ramy Essam, Egyptian musician and activist, tells us about the power of music. He sings about the Egyptian peoples' struggles and the oppression from the Egyptian state. He ends the interview with his thoughts on the future and if freedom of speech and expression will ever exist in Egypt. Interview by: Alice Eriksson. Watch the […]
July 6, 2022, Almedalen - video
FUF interviews Isabell Schierenbeck, professor of political science at the University of Gothenburg, about the relationship between Israel and Sweden and how Sweden can assist countries in the transition phase between authoritarian and democratic governments. - Then another type of support is often needed, which is about assistance and financial support for basic things such as healthcare and food, says […]
July 6, 2022, Almedalen - video
FUF interviews Najiba Sanjar about what Sweden and the international community can do for women and girls in Afghanistan. - Millions of girls and women in Afghanistan are suffering, from poverty and from restrictions of the Taliban. They are ordinary people of Afghanistan and they do deserve a dignified life, says Najiba Sanjar. Interviewer: Julia […]
In Jimmie Åkesson's (SD) party leadership speech during Almedalen Week, he mentioned, among other things, how Putin's actions against Ukraine have shaken the outside world. Apart from the war in Ukraine, and the proposal to place convicted persons in prisons abroad, Jimmie Åkesson did not mention foreign or development aid issues. Instead, he focused on domestic policy and directing criticism at the current government.
"The school's biggest champion". This is how the Liberals' party leader Johan Pehrson was introduced at Tuesday's second party leadership speech during Almedalen Week 2022. When Pehrson left Sweden and the school world for a while, he highlighted, among other things, the security policy situation in the world and Swedish democracy assistance.
Sweden's role in the world did not find a place in Ebbas Busch's (KD) party leadership speech in Almedalen
Neither foreign policy nor development aid issues were mentioned in Ebba Busch's (KD) party leadership speech at Almedalen Week. Instead, the protection of the so-called Svensson life with "villa, volvo and doggy" was high on the agenda.
FUF interviews Harlem Désir about the key areas of the International Rescue Committees (IRC) work in over 40 countries. He also elaborates on what impact the war in Ukraine has had on the organization's operation. Moreover Harlem Désir shares his view on the links between peace, security, investments in girls' and women's health, protection and […]
July 5, 2022, Almedalen - video