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“No Room” for LGBTQ+ Community in Indonesia.

 April 24 17:15 – 18:00 Hörsal 2 Ekonomikum Indonesia, the worlds largest Muslim-majority country, demonstrated a high level of openness towards the LBTQ+ community prior to 2016. Notable instances of this tolerance included the acceptance of the “waria” community (individuals assigned male at birth who adopted feminine gender expressions, recognized as a third gender in […]

Digitalization – effect and threats upon society’s security

The cyberattacks that hit Coop, Kalix Kommun and TietoEvry brought cyber-security into the public consciousness, but what significance do they really have for societal development? Microsoft was instrumental in mapping out the actors, their origin – and by whom they were sponsored. This lecture will delve into the effect of digitization, what threats it has […]

Two years since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine: Future consequences of arms proliferation

Published March 11, 2024 REGISTER March 21 17:30 – 18:45 Brusewitz Hall – Gamla Torget Doors close at 17.30 – first come, first served!  Join us in welcoming Ambassador Andrii Plakhotniuk, Director of The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration Eva Hagwall and Dr Ian Anthony to discuss future consequences of arms proliferation within the region and […]

Lecture: The Long Shadow of German Colonialism – Namibian Perspective

Published February 24, 2024 March 618:15 – 19:30Ekonomikum, Sal 2 In the early 20th century, imperial Germany stood as one of the foremost colonial powers, boasting territories across West, East, and Southern Africa, China, and the South Seas. Following World War I, these territories were transferred as mandates to other colonial states. This lecture provides […]

Lecture with Ulf Kristersson – Gallery

Published January 16, 2024 We would like to extended a word of thanks to prime minister Ulf Kristersson for taking the time to visit us for a moderated discussion and Q&A session with our members on Sweden’s role in the EU and in the international arena.The Prime Minister’s presence underscored the importance of collaboration between […]

Lecture with Stefan Löfven – Gallery

Published June 9, 2023 Mr. Löfven’s lecture focused on his work as recently appointed co-Chair of the UN’s High-level Advisory Board on Effective Multilateralism. In his lecture, he outlined six necessary shifts required in the global agenda to promote effective multilateralism. The Q&A session gave rise to several interesting discussions, with topics ranging from international […]

Lecture with Minister for Foreign Affairs – Gallery

Published April 17, 2023 Last week, the Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Tobias Billström, visited UF Uppsala for a lecture and Q&A session. The Foreign Minister outlined the current government’s goals and priorities for Sweden’s foreign policy, placing particular emphasis on the Russia-Ukraine conflict as well as the Swedish Presidency of the Council of the […]

Lecture with Jan Eliasson – Gallery

Published March 31, 2023 Yesterday Jan Eliasson shared insights in Sweden’s role in the Nordic, European, and global agendas, particularly concerning international security and sustainable development, and the importance of striving for international cooperation and dialogue especially in the presence of conflict in the international system. But he also elaborated on the role that the […]

Johan Molander – En Framgångsfull Föreläsning

Published February 10, 2023 I tisdags hade UF Uppsala äran att få hålla en gästföreläsning med Johan Molander! Det blev en lyckad föreläsning, där Johan delade med sig av sina tankar på UD, Ryssland och barnkonventionen och som avslutades med en frågestund för våra medlemmar. Johan fick då besvara frågor om livet som diplomat, hur man […]