The global rise of family values
News How can we understand and describe what appears to be a global trend of increased contestation and political polarization around gender and sexuality? This was one of the main questions in a roundtable discussion at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI). Emil Edenborg, Research Fellow in the UI Global Politics and Security Programme, writes about the discussion on how ”traditional values” has become a political battleground.
New UI Paper: Peace in Yemen
This paper examines the prospects for peace in Yemen. It identifies the main challenges and opportunities, and evaluates their potential impact and likelihood of realisation. It gives an overview of the agendas of the warring sides and the history of past negotiations. It also covers other important issues, such as the war economy, federalism and the role of the international community.
New report: 'Ten Years On: Reassessing the Stoltenberg Report on Nordic Cooperation'
News To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Stoltenberg report, the five Nordic institutes of international affairs have put together a report assessing the status of the Stoltenberg reports' 13 proposals, with contribution from UI analyst Calle Håkansson.
New publication: Perspectives on the future of the EU
Aktuellt The Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI) and the Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies (SIEPS) have published an anthology, aiming to contribute to the discussions ahead of the elections to the European Parliament on 26 May and of the future of the Union.
New article: Russia’s spectacle of ‘traditional values’: rethinking the politics of visibility
News In this article Emil Edenborg, Research Fellow at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI), discusses the role of visibility (and invisibility) in relation to current constructions of gender, sexuality and nationalism.
Latest in the UI Podcast!
News Listen to Tim Rühlig, Analyst at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI), explaining the main findings and the work behind the report 'Political values in Europe-China relations', by the European Think-tank Network on China (ETNC), in connection to the Swedish launch on February 5th at UI.