Everything about global development from Almedalen Week

Almedalsredaktionen 2022 arrived in Visby on 2 July.

Of: The Chancellery

This year, FUF's non-profit editorial staff was finally in place in Visby again to cover global development issues during Almedalen Week. Among other things, we analyzed the party leadership figures, did video interviews and asked Almedalen visitors about how they view Swedish development assistance and how important they really think foreign policy is when they stand in the polls. After a two-year pandemic break […]

July 14

FUF monitors global development issues in Almedalen

Of: The Chancellery

This year, FUF is finally returning to Visby to monitor what is being said about global development issues during Almedalen Week. Analyzes of the party leaders' speeches, video interviews and live broadcasts are some examples of how we will report from the world's largest democratic meeting place for social issues. When Almedalen Week is again to be organized physically, after last year's digital version, FUF's […] will of course

June 30th, 2022

# rescue aid

# rescue aid

Of: The Chancellery

Sweden's support for vulnerable people in the world is threatened by major cuts. At the same time, we are in a crisis of a rarely seen kind with increasing hunger and poverty, less democracy and equality and an acute climate crisis. Therefore, we at FUF do not accept that Sweden turns its back on the world when aid is needed more than ever. In the run-up to the election, together with you, we want a promise from our politicians to provide at least 1% of gross national income (GNI) in aid to people living in poverty and oppression.

June 8th, 2022

"The future of peace" - a new anthology with voices for sustainable peace and security

The anthology "The future of peace" contains 14 texts on how we create sustainable peace and security. It is free and can be downloaded further down the page.

Of: The Chancellery

How can children be included in the work for sustainable peace? How are climate justice and global health related to peace work? These and many other important issues are addressed by different voices for sustainable peace and security in our anthology The Future of Peace. FUF's network for global sustainable peace and security has together with the Human Security Association been involved […]

September 29

Week 37: 20 years since the terrorist attacks in New York and the Taliban's advance in Afghanistan

The Taliban's advance in Afghanistan is a topic that has continued to be debated in Sweden over the past week.

Of: The Chancellery and Melanie Alphonse

Twenty years have passed since September 11, which is something that several Swedish debaters have touched on in the past week. The Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan, the climate issue and EU cooperation have also been at the center of the debate.

September 20, 2021, Current debate

Week 24: Debate on flight and migration on International Refugee Day

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New figures from the UNHCR show that more than 80 million people are currently on the run and that the number has more than doubled in the last ten years. This week, the debate has revolved around several aspects of flight and migration and several debaters believe that the rich countries in the world must take joint responsibility for the situation. Democracy and climate linked to the Chinese regime have also been debated and Swedish companies should stop assisting dictatorships in oppressing LGBTQI people.

June 21, 2021, Current debate

Week 22: The climate issue, Israeli and Chinese policies in this week's debate

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This week, the climate issue has been debated from a child rights perspective, among other things, and it has also been contrasted with the health issue. It has also continued to discuss Israel's policy and the Jewish Youth League has drawn attention to anti-Semitism in Sweden. China's policies have also been highlighted, partly due to China's treatment of Uighurs in Xinjiang province.

June 8, 2021, Current debate