Of: Madelaine Seidlitz
While we peacefully celebrate Midsummer in Sweden, millions of people in the world are fleeing. Some lose their lives on the road to a closed Europe, others are imprisoned by criminal gangs in Libya. Sweden should set a good example and give humanitarian visas to people who want to seek asylum, writes Madelaine Seidlitz at Amnesty International.
June 18, 2015, Debate
Of: Avni Dervishi
By involving new Swedish experts with a background in the recipient countries in the execution and follow-up of development assistance projects, Swedish development assistance can be made more efficient and corruption avoided. I and many others are available, writes political scientist Avni Dervishi
October 20, 2014, Debate
Of: Matthias Goldmann
Remittances are an important and effective tool in the fight against poverty. Therefore, we who defend global solidarity and international development cooperation should take action against the attempts to limit labor immigration that we are now seeing from certain parties and trade unions. It writes Mattias Goldmann, CEO of the think tank Fores.
January 9, 2014, Debate
Of: Patricia Schneider
The tragic boat accident off Lampedusa on 3 October 2013 has helped to highlight the structural problems of the EU's immigration policy. According to this, immigration to the EU is seen primarily as a security problem. The EU and the Member States should take the opportunity to tackle the problem from several angles, and show responsibility and solidarity towards the people who are forced to flee. It writes Patricia Schneider, researcher at the Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy, Hamburg.
December 27, 2013, Debate