Week 44: "Rich countries must contribute more to climate change"

Kiribati is one of the countries in the world that will be hit the earliest and hardest by climate change. Elevated sea levels could lead to Kiribati being completely covered by water in the coming decades. Photo: Eskinder Debebe / Flickr.

Of: Frida Lamberth Wallensteen and Hanne Karlsson

The UN climate conference COP26 in Glasgow has begun and the focus of the Swedish debate is on climate justice, global cooperation and young people's participation in the climate issue.

November 8, 2021, Current debate

Refugees are ignored when countries close their borders

Despite the pandemic, the EU must take responsibility for refugees who come to Europe and treat them with respect, writes Frida Lamberth Wallensteen. Photo: Mstyslav Chernov, Unframe

Of: Frida Lamberth Wallensteen

The pandemic has contributed to the strengthening of world borders as countries fight covid-19. As a result, the flow of refugees dreaming of a safer life is increasing. By 2020, more migrants than ever have made their way to the Spanish island world. The United Nations Organization for Migration, IOM, has compiled statistics showing that close to 80 […]

January 8, 2021, Chronicle

The UN's 75th anniversary is marked by global conflicts

State-based violence kills the most, says Peter Wallensteen. Photo: UCPD, Active state-based conflicts in 2019

Of: Frida Lamberth Wallensteen

More than fifty armed conflicts are currently taking place around the world, mainly in the Middle East and Africa. - The number of people who die in war has decreased, but at the same time many refugees cannot return to their home countries, says Peter Wallensteen, peace and conflict researcher.

November 25, 2020, Interview