Helena Storckenfeldt, development policy spokesperson, Moderates
Now, two interviews are up on our Youtube channel where representatives of the Moderates and the Moderate Youth Union (MUF) talk about their aid policy. Helena Storckenfeldt, development policy spokesperson for the Moderates, talks about how development aid can contribute to economic development. See the interview with Helena here. Josefin Wiklund, MUF, talks about whether development assistance can create a better future for young people and provides […]
July 4, 2022, Almedalen - video
Date and time: 5 July, 18:00 - 18:55
War, human rights abuses, exploitation of children and people living in vulnerability, environmental degradation and oppression - the symptoms of the world's horrors are many. Is evil a driving force or factor behind the horrors that humans expose each other and nature to? What if we could vaccinate away evil, like a virus? How would this go to […]
June 29, 2022, Almedalen - event, Calendar, Seminars, Webcast
Date and time: 1 Dec, 08:30 - 08:30
Across the world we see the democratic space for civil society shrinking, putting young activists at risk and hindering their civic engagement. Based on consultations with young activists in 21 countries, Plan International has put together a policy brief on how we - as development partners - can better support young activists and their organizations […]
November 20, 2021, English, Calendar, Seminars
Date and time: 18 Nov, 12:00 - 13:00
Central Asia Solidarity Groups and the Swedish Development Forum are pleased to invite you to a lunch seminar on November 18 at 12-13.00 CET. Register here Globally, the proportion of people unemployed and not enrolled in education is considerably higher among youth than for the rest of the population. This trend is also apparent in [...]
November 15, 2021, Calendar, Seminars
Date and time: 23 Nov, 17:30 - 19:30
Welcome to the launch of The Future of Peace, an anthology of mainly young writers, produced with the support of the Human Security Association and the Association for Development Issues (FUF). The anthology raises thoughts about how we create sustainable peace and security based on contemporary and future challenges and its solutions. It has been made possible with funding from the Folke Bernadotte Academy. Now you have the chance […]
November 8, 2021, Calendar, Seminars
The Soy Música project in the city of Suchitoto, El Salvador, May 2018. Photo: Musicians Without Borders
Of: Julia Carlzon
El Salvador is a country that, after a long history of injustice, is characterized by violence, crime and corruption. Not least the colonial era, the civil war and the influence of the United States have left their mark, and today both the police and gangs are spreading fear among the civilian population. Since 2017, the organization Musicians Without Borders with music as a tool has tried to create respite for the country's children, and spread values about non-violence, belonging, and conflict resolution.
June 24, 2021, Interview
Of: Hanna Kristiansen
The pandemic has been devastating for many children on the African continent. Children have lost valuable education and domestic violence has increased as a result of closed schools. Utvecklingsmagasinet has interviewed Elin Axelgren, international program manager at SOS Children's Villages, to hear how the work goes into the pandemic one year.
June 23, 2021, Interview
Children are the most vulnerable group to the effects of climate change. Photo: Bioversity International \ T. Wolday, Flickr
Of: Louise Marklund
Children are the most vulnerable and vulnerable group to the effects of climate change. Violence against children also seems to increase in step with climate change, according to a new report from the Children's Fund.
March 31, 2021, News
Of: Linnea Boström
During the past week, children's rights have been debated. DN's review of international adoptions was in its second week and OmVärlden took up the government's actions regarding the Swedish children living in prison camps in Syria. Sweden as a humanitarian state has been questioned at the same time as problems with authoritarian regimes have been discussed.
March 8, 2021, Current debate
Johanna Wolf, non-profit active in FUF Stockholm
Of: Johanna Wolff and Max Ericson
The world is getting smaller with digitalisation. At the same time, we also see how complex the world is and that the challenges can be difficult to solve when we are not working together or towards the same goal. But why is it important that we have knowledge of the world and all the challenges we face? Read more about what our two non-profit active members from FUF think about this. They talk about the importance of finding their glow and getting a platform to express themselves.
February 8, 2021, Chronicle