Young Activists in Shrinking Civic Space: The importance of applying an age lens

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

The Future of Youth in Central Asia - On the challenges and opportunities for youth employment in three countries

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

"The future of peace": launch and mingling

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

Music promotes peace among children and young people in El Salvador

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

Children's rights in Africa one year into the pandemic

Photo: Jurgen, Flickr

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

Violence against children is increasing due to climate change

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

Week 9: Children's rights in focus

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

That is why it is important to spread knowledge about the world

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

When SDGs Meet Human Rights Cities

Morten Kjaerum, Director of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights (“Photo: FUF Lund / RWI Lund”)

Of: Chiara D'Agni and Yi-Chia Chen

Human rights cities, as Lund, is a new phenomenon and according to a recent report by the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI) they can better contribute to the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). FUF Magazine has interviewed the Director of the RWI, Morten Kjaerum, to talk about SDGs and human rights cities.

December 21, 2020, Article, English, Interview, Magazine

Youth Talk Peace: inspirational stories

Date and time: May 20, 09:00

In times of conflict and in times of peace, in conflict-affected areas and in peaceful areas, young people are driving in creating and maintaining lasting peace. Every day, young people struggle to create better and more inclusive societies for themselves and for others. We want to highlight and celebrate this! That is why LPI, LSU […]

May 11, 2020, English, Calendar, Seminars, Webcast