Battle of narratives: Challenging ‘Alternative’ worldviews
How do authoritarian states want to change the perceptions of the world order? What are the consequences of such worldviews, and how can they be challenged? This was discussed during UI's side event at Munich Security Conference 2024.
From a China strategy to no strategy at all: Exploring the diversity of European approaches
Sweden’s approach to China has undergone a significant shift in the past five years. From being viewed as mostly providing opportunities, China is now seen as posing increasing challenges for Sweden. This more negative view of China is also reflected in perceptions among Swedes, who hold the second most negative view of China in the world. This chapter explains the reasons for these developments, describes how Sweden deals with China-related issues and identifies the next three big China-related challenges facing Sweden.