2018All from 2018
Democracy in the Age of Disinformation: Lessons from European Elections
Events Russian hackers and alt-right propagandists, fake news, soft facts, bots and trolls....the digital age has vastly increased the scope for international, covert and overt influence campaigns to shape elections. How do such campaigns really work? Who is behind them? What do they tell us about the nature of democracy in an era where information borders have broken down, and where we have few rules about what sort of influence is legitimate and which malign?
An African Union for the Future
Events The Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI), The Nordic Africa Institute and the Embassy of the Republic of Rwanda, held a seminar with two members of the Reform Advisory Committee where the state of the AU was discussed, as well as its roadmap and implementation to reform the organization.
What is at Stake in the Upcoming US Midterm Elections?
Events On November 6, the US heads to the polls for midterm elections, where all seats in the House of Representatives and 35 Senate seats will be in the running. What effects may the election results have on American politics and society?
The UI Podcast from Almedalen: Why India is important to Europe
Events How can India shape regional dynamics in ways that promotes its interests, while keeping its strategic autonomy intact? Our panelists discussed the implications of these developments for Asia, Europe and beyond. Listen to our podcast from Almedalen.
2017All from 2017
Xi Jinping´s "New Era": What Does It Mean for China´s Role in the World?
Events During its 19th National Congress in October, the Communist Party of China adopted a new guiding ideology: “Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era”. How will it impact China’s foreign relations?
2016All from 2016
25 Years After the Fall of the USSR: Historical Legacies and Perspectives for the Future in Central Asia
Events The Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI) and the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, organized a seminar focusing on Central Asia. What are the future prospects of states and people in this strategically important region? How have the countries in Central Asia fared since independence?
2015All from 2015
Intelligent Foreign Policy: Panel 1.
Events On December 11 2015, the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI) together with the European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS), arranged a discussion on information exchange, early warning and sense-making for smarter EU action on the foreign policy arena.
2014All from 2014
Democracy and the Right to Know - The Role of Global Media
Events On December 1, 2014 the Right Livelihood Award Foundation and the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI) arranged a seminar with Guardian editor-in-chief Alan Rusbridger, one of the 2014 Right Livelihood Award Laureates, and Peter Wolodarski, Dagens Nyheter editor-in-chief.