"It's about justice across the planet"

Equality and climate were two main topics in Magdalena Andersson's Almedal speech. The picture is from her speech in 2017. Photo: News Oresund (CC BY 2.0)

Of: Josefine Lundh, Lovisa Novak and Sana Pirot

In a personal, Sweden-focused speech, the Social Democrats' Magdalena Andersson emphasized our common responsibility for the future. She specifically mentioned climate and gender equality as global distribution issues in need of social democratic solutions.

July 6, 2019, Analysis

Local organizations crucial to reaching people with disabilities

Local actors work, among other things, with data collection. This leads to a better estimate of how many people live with some form of disability. Photo: Oxfam East Africa / Flickr

Of: Josefine Lundh

Cooperation and partnerships with local organizations are essential when it comes to achieving the global goals of people with disabilities. Cornilla von Plomgren at the organization Sightsavers gives her view on how we can create an inclusive future for people with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries.

July 5, 2019, Report

Swedish interests in focus in the moderates' speeches

The Moderates' party leader Ulf Kristersson talked a lot about Swedish interests in his Almedal speech on Monday night. The picture is from last year's speech. Photo: Johan Wessman / News Øresund (CC BY 3.0)

Of: Josefine Lundh, Lovisa Novak and Sana Pirot

Individualism and community are the values ​​that should characterize politics, according to the moderate party leader Ulf Kristersson. His party leadership numbers were marked by Swedish interests. What Sweden has obligations to the outside world, however, was unclear.

July 2, 2019, Analysis