Category: International relations

Denmark’s Foreign Minister’s visit strengthens China partnership






Danish Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen visited China from 11 – 13 March, during which he had several meetings with high-level officials in China, including with his Chinese counterparts on foreign affairs and commerce. The Minister met with Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi and showed great interest in the “Belt and Road Initiative”, and China’s reform…

Sweden, Wocan launch regional gender equality support






The Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok together with WOCAN, Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management, launched a regional gender equality support function for development cooperation partners for the implementation of Sweden’s development cooperation in Asia. The purpose of the gender support function is to make it possible for the Development cooperation…

Huge Norwegian Prime Minister-lead delegation visits China






Prime Minister Erna Solberg is during 7 to 10 April leading a Norwegian delegation on an official visit to China. The main purpose of the visit is to meet Chinese leaders and renew political and economic cooperation with China. ‘I am very pleased that we are now normalising our political and diplomatic relations. The visit…

Danish Embassy brings African music to Malaysia






Moussa Diallo, a half Danish, half Malian musician, shard his music and experience Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. On Thursday 30 March 2017, he visited the Danish Embassy where he did a story telling. The story telling was under the theme “The Man and the Music” where he shared his life story while playing Malian music with…

President of China to visit Finland






Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China will pay a state visit to Finland, accompanied by his spouse, Mrs Peng Liyuan. On Wednesday 5 April 2017, President of Finland, Sauli Niinistö and his spouse, Jenni Haukio, will welcome the Chinese president and spouse to an official ceremony at the Presidental Palace in Helsinki.…

Singapore Minister visits little Denmark at Mount Faber






On Wednesday 29 March 2017 the Danish Seamen’s Church in Singapore welcomed Khaw Boon Wan, Singapore’s Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister for Transport, to a visit at the beautiful Danish Church located on Mount Faber in Singapore. Dorte Bech Vizard, the Danish Ambassador to Singapore and the Port Chaplain at Sømandskirken Singapore accompanied the…

Norwegian PM going to China to resume work on trade agreement






The thick ice between China and Norway seems to slowly be melting. After a six-year long dispute between the two countries, Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Norway, announce that she will be travelling to China this week and meet with President Xi Jinping to resume work on a free trade agreement between the countries. On…

Denmark and Save the Children discuss education in China






Embassy of Denmark in Beijing and Save the Children held a panel discussion on education and innovation in China with Helle Thorning-Schmidt, CEO of Save the Children International and former Prime Minister of Denmark. On Thursday 23 March 2017 the Danish Embassy and Save the Children hosted a lively discussion on how education and innovation…

Norway and DTAC host startup event for Thai-Norwegian exchange students






The Norwegian Embassy in Bangkok and the Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce co-hosted an event at DTAC Accelerate, joining together the Thai-Norwegian network for exchange students and the Norwegian-owned company DTAC. On Monday 27 March 2017, the Embassy, together with the Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce, co-hosted an event with DTAC Accelerate, a program by Norwegian owned…

Successful Co-creation workshop at Swedish Embassy in Bangkok






On 21-22 March 2017 the Swedish Embassy in Bangkok hosted their annual workshop for regional development partner organizations; Co-reation for Transformation – Effective Delivery on SDGs through Enhanced Cross-Sectorial Interaction. The workshop was opened by an inspiring dialogue between Ambassador Staffan Herrström and Anne-Charlotte Malm, Head of Development Section. “Every human being should know about…