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Summons to the Annual Meeting 2018

Dear members,

You are hereby officially summoned to the Annual Election Meeting of the Association of Foreign Affairs. The meeting will be held on the 12th of May 2018 at 10.00. We will announce the venue soon. The meeting is open to the public and all members who have been registered for membership no later than the 28th of April will have the right to vote. The meeting will handle the following matters:

- Election of the UPF board of 2018/2019
- Any motions sent in by members. These shall be submitted in writing to president@upflund.se at least seven days prior to the meeting.

Please see the following link for nominations, motions, and agenda:

Please see the following link for further information about the meeting:

  • Reflections on BelarusA discussion about UPF Lund’s recent exchange project with the Centre for Swedish Studies in Minsk. [...]

  • Water CrisisPanel discussion on the current water crisis in Cape Town. Participants: Anna Bernhardsson, William [...]

  • FairphonesInterview with the company Fairphone on sustainable electronics. Produced by Ebba Bergström.… [...]

  • Deal or no deal?Climate Change – do we have a deal or no deal? We shine light on different aspects of Climate Change [...]

  • Good newsIdentifying the problems of climate change is important in question of saving our planet. Perhaps it [...]

  • Ten Years On: Georgia’s Frozen Conflict

    This summer will mark the ten-year anniversary of the Russo-Georgian war. The 2008 war turned into a frozen conflict, since then eclipsed by the annexation of Crimea and the ongoing conflict in Eastern Ukraine. Yet, Georgia and its breakaway regions, South Ossetia and Abkhazia, are still experiencing the consequences of the war; ten years later. …

  • Peace on the Korean Peninsula: All You Need to Know

    It is one of the most remarkable diplomatic moments of the year so far. Perhaps even of the decade. Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in, the leaders of North and South Korea, standing face to face for the first time, shaking hands in the Korean demilitarised zone. Their joint pledge for peace on April 27th included …

  • Budapest and Brussels: more distant than ever after the 2018 Hungarian election

    Close to midnight on April the 8th of 2018 in Budapest, after near-complete results, Viktor Orban, the current Prime Minister of Hungary and head of the political party FIDESZ, claimed his victory. He will again be in office for the next four years, after winning the national election in Hungary for the third consecutive time. …

Sunday, May 24th, 2018 at 9:12am
Julia Bergström explores the soft power of South Korea's music scene. Read the webzine article by following the link! https://t.co/K7itCGYDFf

Sunday, May 14th, 2018 at 12:34pm
Last week, the Career Committee within UPF organised a study trip to Stockholm! Here's a photo of the committee during their visit to @AusAmbSE. Interesting and inspiring for sure! https://t.co/SNUPGYzYcx

Sunday, May 12th, 2018 at 4:54pm
Meeting adjourned! UPF now has a new board eager to get started. Big thanks to all members who showed up today and CONGRATULATIONS to the newly elected board!