Hunger is increasing as a result of climate change

Agriculture is being hit hard by climate change. This can lead to many millions of people going hungry. Photo: Meriç Tuna / Unsplash

Of: Sana Pirot

Despite the fact that global poverty in the world has decreased, the UN warns of an increase in world hunger. The reason is that climate change is affecting agriculture, which can produce less food. And there are no ambitions to deal with it, according to several global reports.

July 6, 2019, News

"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

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

Agenda 2030, how far have we come after 3,5 years?

3,5 years have passed since the global goals were adopted, but what has actually changed? Photo: Per Pettersson

Of: Sana Pirot

Most people agree that Agenda 2030 is an important starting point for change towards a sustainable society, which is clearly shown when the previous government appointed a delegation in order to support and stimulate the implementation of Agenda 2030. Sweden has emphasized several times that it wants to be a leader examples both globally and nationally in the work […]

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February 15, 2019, Chronicle

Women's work on peace issues must be a priority

Of: Mona Monasar and Sana Pirot

The theme of this year's Human Rights Days was the right to a life free from violence. And that was exactly what was discussed at the seminar Agenda 2030 and security for women and children on the run. Women and children on the run are a group that is extremely exposed to both violence and insecurity. But to increase women's influence […]

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December 4, 2018, Chronicle

Sweden's voice in the Security Council - a voice in the world

Of: Sana Pirot

When Sweden was elected to the UN Security Council for the fourth time, the joy was great. A small country like Sweden would take a place in the world's highest decision-making body in 2017–2018 as a non-permanent state. Sweden has received much attention for its involvement in the Security Council, and UN Secretary-General António Guterres has emphasized that Sweden is an important […]

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October 10, 2018, Chronicle