Date and time: 30 Mar, 18:00 - 19:00
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has written together with other world leaders that "none of us is safe until everyone is safe" and has demanded that the Covid-19 vaccine should not be distributed based on countries' ability to pay but rather on public health needs. At the same time, Sweden and other rich countries have pushed ahead of the global vaccination queue when they bought up a large […]
March 22, 2021, Calendar, Seminars, Webcast
Of: The Chancellery
Helena Samsioe, also known as the drone queen, receives the annual FUF award in 2019. With the help of drone technology, Helena Samsioe has revolutionized and streamlined humanitarian efforts, and provided a new guideline for humanitarian research.
January 29, 2020, News
Climate change has caused many floods in Bangladesh. Researchers in Bangladesh and the Netherlands are now collaborating to find ways to deal with rising water levels. Photo: Amir Jinaj, Flickr
Of: Robert Gladh
The Netherlands has long worked to build dikes and ditches as protection against water. Knowledge exchange between the Netherlands and Bangladesh means that similar challenges can be tackled in a sustainable way, both now and in the future. Utvecklingsmagasinet met two researchers at Utrecht University.
December 13, 2019, FUF-correspondents
Harish Nishad built his own lamp from recycled materials he found in his village.
Of: Isabell Carlsson and Sofia Brännstrom
One of the solutions to India's waste and energy challenges is solar energy. FUF correspondents Sofia Brännström and Isabell Carlsson have interviewed Harish Nishad, whose homemade lamp has enabled him to work on making solar energy available to most people.
May 10, 2019, FUF-correspondents
Adjusting technology to benefit development is tricky - but India might be heading straight into the future. Photo: Pexels.
Of: The Chancellery
There are currently more mobile devices than humans on earth. How is the rapid technological development affecting the development of the world? Join us in India, Bangladesh, Zimbabwe, Congo, Rwanda and many other places to read how technology can change the way we look at global development. FUF Lund has made an entire magazine about innovation and development.
March 6, 2019, News
Of: Annie Sturinge (f. Sturesson) and Måns Nilsson
When decision-makers invest in schooling for girls, it affects gender equality and the level of education as well as poverty and health. In order to better implement the global goals in Agenda 2030, we therefore need to map out how the different goals are connected to each other, write Måns Nilsson and Annie Sturesson at the research institute SEI.
September 18, 2017, Debate
Of: Gunilla Källenius and Olle Stendahl
To fight the diseases of poverty is to fight poverty. Today, people in the world's poorest countries fall ill and die mainly from diseases such as malaria, tuberculosis, HIV, respiratory infections and diarrheal diseases. The declining support for research on global health is therefore unacceptable, write Gunilla Källenius and Olle Stendahl.
September 13, 2017, Debate
Of: Maria Sjödin
Homosexuals, bisexuals and transgender people generally have poorer health than the general public, not least in poor countries. However, health data for this group are often lacking. Now Sweden and the UN must invest in research that can improve the health, rights and well-being of LGBT people, writes the debater Maria Sjödin.
July 13, 2017, Debate
Of: Niklas Hafen
Sport is increasingly used as a means to achieve peace and development in vulnerable parts of the world. Sport has an ability to attract many people through its popularity. But despite intentions to contribute to the fight against HIV / AIDS or peace talks, the focus instead risks ending up in competition and achievement. Maybe we place too much faith in sports' contribution to global development? It writes Niklas Hafen, PhD in sports science.
April 6, 2017, Debate
Of: Arvid Owl, Jonathan Rushton and Ulf Magnusson
Investments in improved animal health contribute in several ways to the implementation of Agenda 2030. It shows one new report from the Expert Group on Development Aid (EBA). Improved animal health gives poor animal keepers increased production and yields, and also reduces the spread of infectious diseases and multi-resistant bacteria. Sweden has unique experience of organized animal health work - these experiences should be used in international development cooperation, the authors of the report write.
March 7, 2017, Debate