Now it’s finally time to apply to the board of 2022-2023. Send a description of yourself and what position you are interested in to email@example.com! The last day to apply is the 2nd of May at midnight! See our instagram for more information!
This term we can finally announce that the previously cancelled trip to Kiruna will now happen this december. Would you like to join us? See our facebook post on how to sign up!
Dear members of Umeå Association of International Affairs, You are hereby summoned to the Annual Election meeting of 2021. The meeting will be held on the 12th of May at 16:15 on Zoom. The Annual Election meeting will decide on the board members of 2021/2022 as well as vote on the budget and operational planContinue reading “Annual Election Meeting”
Hungary’s Drift to What?Robert C AustinAssociate Director and Professor, CERESMunk School of Global Affairs & Public PolicyUniversity of Toronto In 2010, Viktor Orbán began his second mandate as Hungarian Prime Minister. Since that, “Revolution at the Polls” Orbán’s Fidesz Party has transformed Hungary politically and economically by winning super majorities in the subsequent parliamentary electionsContinue reading “Lecture: Hungary’s New Brand of Politics”
“By using mercenaries and ostensibly private security services, China and Russia project power and protect their interests abroad without openly deploying their armed forces. However, in doing so, the two countries follow two very different paths.” (Friedrich, Masuhr 2020) UpF Umea invites you to the upcoming online lecture “Mercenaries in the Service of Authoritarian States”Continue reading “Lecture: Mercenaries in the Service of Authoritarian States”
UpF Umeå are very delighted to invite you to the upcoming lecture “EU Enlargement & Peace and Conflict” with Christian Danielsson; the Head of the European Commission’s Representation in Sweden. The recent debate about Turkey’s potential accession to the EU has given a glimpse on how the EU enlargement process often involves a balancing actContinue reading “Lecture: EU Enlargement & Peace and Conflict”
Movie: Six Days UNA Umeå (Umeå FN-förening), UpF Umeå, Kvinna till Kvinna Umeå and Amnesty Umeå University wish you all a warm welcome to the movie screening of the documentary ”Six days” on Zoom, with a discussion after the movie. The movie screening is a part of Human rights Week (HRW). A week were weContinue reading “Human Rights Week 2020: Movie Screening”
Human trafficking and sexual exploitation from the perspective of International Law As part of the Human Rights Week, UpF is very delighted to be hosting Karin Åström for a lunch lecture on Wednesday, 9 December 12-13. In her lecture Karin Åström will be outlining central legislation of the international law framework related to Human RightsContinue reading “Human Rights Week 2020: Lecture”
Dear members of The Association of International Affairs UMEÅ, You are hereby summoned to Umeå Association of International Affairs Extra Annual meeting on 20/1/2021. The meeting will be held fully on zoom. You do not have to sign up before the meeting. Simply participate by joining the zoom call linked below. The voting will beContinue reading “Extra Annual Meeting”
Efter ett minst sagt turbulent år där Sverige varit ett återkommande ämne i den utrikespolitiska debatten närmar vi oss slutet på 2020 med en del obesvarade frågor. Vilka typer av förändringar kan vi förvänta oss och hur kommer Sveriges position se ut i en post COVID-19 värld? Dessa frågetecken hoppas vi kunna räta ut. ViContinue reading “Digitalt möte med utrikesminister Ann Linde”
Dear members of UAIA, We have been very lucky to have been able to operate on campus this far into the semester. Now we have reached a point where it is not possible anymore. Because of the current spread of Covid-19 in Västerbotten, Folkhälsomyndigheten decided to introduce local restrictions earlier this week. It is nowContinue reading “Covid-19: Update from the board”
UPF Goes to Kiruna! We can finally announce that the previously cancelled trip to Kiruna will now happen in december of 2021! Would you like to join us on our trip? Please see our facebook post for more information!
US Election Night at E-puben After a year full of extraordinary events the time has finally come for another one, the US General Election. 2020 has so far included more alone time than most would have liked and that is why we are happy to announce that you will not have to spend this nightContinue reading “Activity: US Election Night”
Want to learn more about the complexities and dilemmas behind the US general election? Then come to Lindellhallen 1 during lunch on the 27th of October and listen to Peteris Timofejevs outlining the electoral system, current polls and crucial differences between the candidates. Hosted by the Association of International Affairs UMEÅ We will serve fikaContinue reading “Lecture: How does the US electoral system actually work?”
Get Involved with UPF Do you want to know more about the Umeå Association of International Affairs? Are you interested in joining a committee? This is the event for you! The 16th of September in Hörsal G (humanist building) we will be hosting a “Get Involved” event at 15:15. We will explain what we doContinue reading “Activity: Get Involved with UPF”
Annual Meeting Dear members of UMEÅ Association of International Affairs,You are hereby summoned to Umeå Association of International Affairs annual meeting of 2020. The meeting will be held in samhällsvetarhuset in Hörsal S205 at 16:15. Because of the current pandemic the meeting will only allow a physical attendance of 50 people. If the attendance shouldContinue reading “Annual meeting”
UpF Goes to Ukraine – 13-17 November 2019 On a rainy Wednesday morning in November, 24 tired students gathered at Umeå Airport for our flights that would take us to Kiev, Ukraine. At 17 local time we landed at Kiev Boryspil airport and were met by a small bus that took us to our hostelContinue reading “Travel blog: Ukraine”
Varje år arrangerarresekommittén i UpF Umeå en studieresa till en intressant destination för våra medlemmar. Årets resa 2015 var till Amman, Jordanien där 15 st medlemmar fick besöka NGO:s, svenska ambassaden, universitet etc. Engagera dig i UpF om du har idéer för framtida resor. Från årets fantastiska resa har Niclas Holm har skrivit en reseskildringContinue reading “Travel blog: Jordan”