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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!

Agenda Annual Meeting (Updated)

Annual Report

Operational Plan 17-18 (Updated)

  • Can the world fight climate change without Trump?

    In December 2015, 195 countries came together in Paris, France to adopt the Paris Agreement, which aims to mitigate the effects of climate change by limiting global warming to 2°C. The agreement, a first of its kind, was long in the making. After increasingly alarming atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide and more than two decades …

  • The Wilful Destruction of Uighur Culture

    “Are there any Uighurs on this train?” asked the policeman. Yes, there were, and they all had to show their ID’s and open their bags for inspection. I was on a 46-hour train ride from Chengdu, a city of more than 10 million in eastern China, to Xinjiang, China’s largest province and home to the …

  • How does the United States shoot down a nuclear missile?

    IT IS SAID that the late leader of the Soviet Union, Nikita Khrushchev, once warned that in the scenario of a nuclear war, “the survivors will envy the dead”. Nonetheless, on July 4th, North Korea tested its first Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) which, if successful, could reach the United States mainland. This sparked up fierce …

Sunday, October 12th, 2017 at 3:31pm
"The Chinese leader is very eager to maintain and develop a trustful relationship with the leader of the United States" - Anna Lindstedt

Sunday, October 12th, 2017 at 3:16pm
”China is becoming more active on global issues, to be a part of this is a chance to shape this role together with China.” - Anna Lindstedt

Sunday, October 12th, 2017 at 3:03pm
Now: Lecture with Anna Lindstedt "I said to the President of China, Xi Jinping, that I now have reached the peak of my diplomatic career"