WATER: Thousands of delegates from over 140 countries converged on Stockholm recently for the annual pilgrimage to the Swedish capital for the World Water Week.
But the question remains how much have such mega conferences contributed to tackle water shortage and other water-related problems?
WEAPONS: Few subjects kindle so much controversy in Sweden as weapons exports. While peace activists claim Swedish weapons are used to silence political opposition in dictatorships, their antagonists argue the weapons industry is a prerequisite for a credible neutral policy in world politics. We report on a recent skirmish on the verbal battlefield.