The fight for the white gold in South America: "Will fight for the resources"

The world's largest lithium reserves are found in the so-called lithium triangle in South America. China's influence over the continent is increasing – among other things, by the country investing in the extraction of minerals. Pictured: Lithium mine in Jujuy province, Argentina. Photo: Earthworks. Source: Flickr.

Of: Daniel Diaz

In step with the green transition and the increased production of electric cars, the world is hungry for the "white gold" - lithium. Latin America could become a geopolitical projection surface as economic superpowers fight over access to lithium, and this could have consequences for both the environment and people.

January 29, 2024, Development magazine explains

After the Russian cyber attacks: Moldova's future cyber protectors are being trained here

Dimitru Ciorba works at Moldova's Technical University, which trains students in digital security – something the country is increasingly in need of after several Russian cyberattacks. Photo: Daniel Díaz.

Of: Daniel Diaz

Since Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Moldova has been subjected to several cyber attacks. To build the country's defenses against cyber attacks, students are being trained in information security at the Technical University of Moldova – an education that is needed more than ever. 

December 22, 2023, FUF-correspondents, Report

Romania's resources are running out for Ukrainian refugees

Changes in the financial support for Ukrainian refugees in Romania have meant that some of them have had to move from their own accommodation to refugee centres. At a center in Bucharest, two to four people live in each one-room apartment. Photo: Daniel Díaz.

Of: Daniel Diaz

Many Ukrainians who have fled Russia's war of invasion and come to Romania have found themselves in a vulnerable economic situation. The Romanian government has changed the financial support package for the refugees and the country's largest refugee center, Romexpo, is receiving fewer and fewer donations. - I have sold things to afford to live, says Tanya, who fled the Ukrainian city of Odessa in the spring of 2022.

September 20, 2023, FUF-correspondents, Report

"I fight on the front line of education"

Iryna Yetskalo has founded an educational center for Ukrainian children and youth in Timisoara, Romania. Her experiences in education are her weapon in the war against Russia: "I try to do everything I can for Ukraine," she says. Photo: Daniel Díaz.

Of: Daniel Diaz

The contractor Iryna Yeti scale escaped the war i Ukraine and started one training center i Romania. Where being taught ukraine children and young people that has needed leave his country but want to liabilities leave his study. - We do is so I tjanar my country, says Iryna Yeti scale. 

April 4, 2023, FUF-correspondents, Report