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Self-Sovereign Identity as global citizenship

English/Politics

IDENTIFICATION. Around the world, almost every fifth human lacks a legal identification document. Lacking official identification means worse possibilities for the individual’s economic and social development, something that primarily is harder when it comes to women and children. This is one reason why the UN 2030 Agenda is essential. With its 17 goals, also when it…

What’s the meaning of life?

Culture/English

LIFE. There can be many views of this question, including to simply live. I would answer – to fulfil dreams or realize plans. A few questions come to mind, fulfil how and realize what exactly? How is it determined what needs to be fulfilled in order to find meaning? Is it determined by a higher…

Globe

Globalism for Dummies – the case for polycentric governance

English/Politics

WORLD. According to many studies, the 2010s was the most prosperous decade in global history. Globalisation, often defined as higher levels of economic and technological flows, has despite its problems resulted in rapid advancement of human progress. Levels of extreme poverty, illiteracy and mortality have all been reduced greatly. Despite backlashes often labelled as ‘Brexit…

Not everything legitimate is good

English/Politics

DIGNITY. The principle of human security means also accepting the fact that no human is a single story or has only one main identity but that all of us have a right to life, freedom and security as individuals. Therefore, public institutions as governments must always be implementing universal values like freedom and equality. Especially…

Be careful what you wish for!

Culture/English

LIFE. We all know the irony behind movies such as Bedazzled and similar stories. The funny part is that most of these stories have the same moral or message, “be careful what you wish for”. So what is meant by wishing carefully?

Prison

From within Julian’s cell, one can understand society

English/Politics

HUMAN RIGHTS. Citizens of the world, or should I say, individuals, the spotlight is once again on Sweden’s judicial system. A long-time has passed since prosecutors in Sweden started a preliminary investigation, that later was referred to as the Julian Assange case. To this day it continues to haunt Swedish authorities, even after discontinuing the…

Discovering a genuine tea farm

Culture/English/Kultur

  Photograph: Anne Edelstam. Edited by Opulens  TEA CULTURE. Just a short drive from the heart of Nairobi, Kenya, I had the pleasure of getting an insight into life on a settler’s tea plantation. Nairobi isn’t a pretty city but it has the advantage of being close to nature and wildlife delights.

Atelier 34zero Muzeum

Culture/English/Kultur

ART. In the Brussel suburb of Jette, there is a small but cosy art centre called Atelier Muzeum 34 zero. The main agenda of the art centre is to study and promote sculpture and three-dimensional art. On an annual basis, around three to four exhibitions are organised.

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