More and more people are aware of the Global Goals

In Sida's survey on Swedes' views on development assistance from December 2021, 51 percent of those surveyed answered that they had heard about the Global Goals. This is an increase of 14 percent since 2018. Photo: Canva.

Of: Linnea Ljungar

Women and highly educated people are more positive about development aid than other groups in Sweden, and more and more people are aware of the UN's 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development. This is shown by a new survey from the Swedish development assistance authority Sida.

January 3, 2022, News

Development and Emergencies: Finding Resilient Paths Toward Development

Many of the people living in fragile or vulnerable states are at risk of man-made and natural crises, which can derail efforts made to reach the Sustainable Development Goals. Photo: Eddie Wong / Flickr.

Of: Aarne Hakomäki and Tanya

As the world is still struggling to contain the Covid-19 pandemic, complex man-made and natural crises are evolving and causing major setbacks in the living standards and safety of countless people globally. While the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) give a promise of leaving no one behind, a study by the International Rescue Committee […]

December 20, 2021, Editorial, English, Magazine

The global work for increased gender equality - From theory to practice

Date and time: 16 Oct, 16:00 - 17:00

Increased gender equality is one of the 17 global goals in the UN Agenda 2030. What does this really mean and why is it important? What does an equal world look like and how can we get there? How is gender equality work affected in times where a global pandemic dominates? How can we go from theory to practice? FUF invites you to online calls […]

June 1, 2020, Calendar, Seminars, Webcast

Meet the Swede who designed the global goals

Jakob Trollbäck and the global goals

Jakob Trollbäck is the one who has designed and created the communication around the global goals. Photo: Ainali and Wikimedia Commons

Of: Benjamin Hellström Blom

Communicating major UN documents to the world is no easy task. The Swedish designer Jakob Trollbäck took on the task of communicating the global goals to a broad global public. He created a grid of colors, symbols and simple words. In the podcast, Jakob Trollbäck talks about how it went when he scored the global goals […]

October 25, 2019, FUF pods

Meet the Swede who designed the global goals

Jakob Trollbäck and the global goals

Jakob Trollbäck is the one who has designed and created the communication around the global goals. Photo: Ainali and Wikimedia Commons

Of: Benjamin Hellström Blom

Communicating major UN documents to the world is no easy task. The Swedish designer Jakob Trollbäck took on the task of communicating the global goals to a broad global public. He created a grid of colors, symbols and simple words. In the podcast, Jakob Trollbäck talks about how it went when he scored the global goals […]

October 24, 2019, FUF pods, Interview

Agenda 2030, how far have we come after 3,5 years?

3,5 years have passed since the global goals were adopted, but what has actually changed? Photo: Per Pettersson

Of: Sana Pirot

Most people agree that Agenda 2030 is an important starting point for change towards a sustainable society, which is clearly shown when the previous government appointed a delegation in order to support and stimulate the implementation of Agenda 2030. Sweden has emphasized several times that it wants to be a leader examples both globally and nationally in the work […]

February 15, 2019, Chronicle

Reduce climate change and hunger with trees

Benta Muga in Kenya uses agroforestry on his farm and plants crops together with trees. Photo: Amunga Eschuchi, Vi-skogen

Benta Muga in Kenya uses agroforestry on his farm and plants crops together with trees. Photo: Amunga Eschuchi, Vi-skogen

Of: Anders Malmer, Christina Schaffer, Kristina Mastroianni, Linda Andersson, Madeleine Fogde, Maria Ölund, Maria Schultz and Mattias Goldmann

It is not sustainable to solve the need for more food and feed with continued deforestation or overuse of agricultural land. Instead, we need to invest in production that reduces emissions, increases biodiversity and provides food for people. Part of the solution is about trees, write researchers and organizations within the Agroforestry Network.

October 1, 2018, Debate