Fewer refugees to Europe during the pandemic - but future refugee crises await

The number of people on the run will increase. There is still no common action plan for the EU.
Photo: jricard, Unsplash

Of: Myra Pernvall

The refugee crisis in 2015 showed the EU's inability to act uniformly. Due to climate change, new refugee flows to Europe and Sweden are now expected. At the same time, Swedish migration policy is being tightened. What will the world look like when the number of refugees increases and the borders become tighter?

May 21, 2021, News

Environmental migrant or climate refugee - why are definitions so important?

Does it matter what you call people fleeing their homes due to climate change?

Of: Jennifer Augustsson and Johanna Sundbeck

By 2050, an estimated 143 million people will be forced to flee their homes due to climate change. Whether they should be called climate refugees or environmental migrants is widely discussed, which means that many people on the run fall between the cracks with life-changing consequences.

June 28, 2019, Report

Who will stand up for human rights?

Protest against arms trade with Saudi Arabia.

Human rights activists in London are protesting against the arms trade with Saudi Arabia. Photo: Campaign Against Arms Trade (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Of: Celina Lindgren

The murder of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi still makes its mark on the Swedish debate. At the same time, other debaters are worried about Jair Bolsonaro's victory in the Brazilian presidential election. In addition, Sweden's deportations of children, and incorrect figures on the number of climate refugees, are being debated.

October 31, 2018, Current debate