Upcoming Events

Sep
25

Travel with UPF to Taipei, Taiwan

Sandgatan 2, Lund, 223 50 Sweden 
Sep
26

UPF Lecture / Arab Spring Six...

Sandgatan 2, Lund, 223 50 Sweden 
Sep
27

UN Special Rapporteur Baskut...

Sandgatan 2, Lund, 22350 Sweden 

Summons to the Annual Meeting 2017

The board of UPF summons all the UPF members to the annual meeting, which will be held on September 28th in Eden 236 at 18:15. All UPF members are welcome, and those who have been members since September 14th are eligible to vote. At the meeting the members will decide the budget for the coming board year, vote on changes to the association’s bylaws, and elect a Deputy Head of the Election Committee.

Note: Motions must be sent in to president@upflund.se, no later than September the 23th.

Come and make your voice heard!

Annual Meeting 2017-09-28

Annual Report

Operational Plan 17-18 (Updated)

  • How change happensTrying to understand what needs to be done to alter the world order, this week’s live show is focuse [...]

  • Discussion pod: MonarchySweden is often hailed as a strong fighter for democracy in the intentional arena, but some lift our [...]

  • Sustainable electronicsIn this show we discuss what role electronics might have in creating and solving the environmental i [...]

  • Youth in PeaceDiscussion how youth can help build peace through civil society and how peace education can shape th [...]

  • ImplementationDevelopment towards a better society means introducing and implementing laws regarding human rights [...]

  • Abe’s Dream Constitution: End of the Security Dilemma or Something More?

    This year marks the 70th anniversary of Japan’s post-war constitution, in effect since 1947. Rather than celebrate the success of this constitution, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shocked Japan and its neighboring countries by making a bold promise to revise Japan’s constitution. Abe chose the year 2020 as a goal for implementing the new constitution, coinciding with the Tokyo …

  • Can Legalizing the Rhino Horn Trade Help Save the Rhino?

    In the last couple of years, Africa’s rhino population has experienced a poaching epidemic. Official figures show that the number of killed animals has exploded in South Africa, from 13 in 2007 to 1054 in 2016. This surge can be traced back to a demand boom for rhino horn in Asia, where it is coveted …

  • China: Africa’s Curse or Blessing?

    Africa goes Chinese. All over the continent Chinese companies are investing their money. Mines are being opened, roads are being made, and trains are starting to run. The results seem staggering: after decades of sluggish economic growth, Africa finally has its long-awaited economic boom. The question is how long this boom can last. Chinese investments …

Sunday, September 22nd, 2017 at 8:49am
Thank you Dr Alfred Roelli for new perspectives on politics and finance during "When Greed Turns to Panic: The Makings of Financial Crises" https://t.co/zXty06wpXG

Sunday, September 22nd, 2017 at 8:45am
RT @UF_Sverige: Today, presidents and vice presidents of the Associations of Int. Affairs are visiting @FolkochForsvar for training in Lead…

Sunday, July 5th, 2017 at 11:45am
We remember our lecture with @JohannesKrKrist on #TaxTransparency - urgent issue, needs to be lifted! Swedish politics week #almedalen https://t.co/iBdF69g9Ia