Equity & Gender

Youth & Agenda 2030 - it is all about the young people!

On the 10th of September, FuF and LSU, two Swedish civil society organizations, co-hosted the seminar “Youth and Agenda 2030” with the aim to involve young people in the movement for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs.

Become a youth facilitator at the 2016 Global Landscapes Forum!

Photo credit: GLF

The Youth in Landscapes Initiative (YIL) and its partners are looking for enthusiastic and engaging students and young professionals to be part of high-level discussions with the top leaders from different landscape sectors at the 2016 Global Landscapes Forum (GLF).

The 2nd Nyéléni Forum for Food Sovereignty

Photo courtesy FIANbelgium (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Up to 1,000 people from 42 countries – small-scale farmers, fishers, pastoralists, consumers, urban gardeners, indigenous peoples, researchers, agricultural workers, environmentalists, human rights defenders and trade unionists – will converge from all over Europe, for a series of workshops and discussions on how to change the farming and food system.

Doing Development Differently - why aid has to change and how

Photo courtesy Patrik M. Loeff (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

The Development Talks will focus on why current development practices need to change, what successful programmes have in common and how to go about doing development differently.

The afternoon will hold parallel co-creative workshops which will start unpacking what these new approaches would mean for Sida and its partners.

Swedish researchers at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawaii

How has Sweden succeeded in involving people in nature conservation and species protection? What are the experiences of using the concept of ecosystem services in Swedish planning and decision making?

Tropentag 2016

The Tropentag is a development-oriented and interdisciplinary conference. It addresses issues of resource management,  environment, agriculture, forestry, fisheries, food, nutrition and related sciences in the context of rural development, sustainable resource use and poverty alleviation worldwide.

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Burkina Faso i backspegeln...Om vardagsliv och framtidsutsikter efter två år av revolution, kupp, motstånd, attentat och val

Association d’amitié Burkina Faso‐Suède Vänskapsföreningen Burkina Faso‐Sverige (ASSAMBUS)

TEMA: Burkina Faso i backspegeln... Om vardagsliv och framtidsutsikter efter två år av revolution, kupp, motstånd, attentat och val

Lördagen den 17 september, kl 9.30-19.00

Une révolution africaine - Documentary film on Burkina Faso

The film Une révolution africaine (with English subtitles) on the 2014 Burkinabe October Revolution will be exclusively screened at Uppsala University as an introduction to the Nelson Mandela Memorial Lecture with Professor Augustin Loada on Thursday 15 Sept. and the Thematic Day on Burkina Faso on Saturday 17 Sept.