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Innovate Like a Swede: contents in Vietnam

On 18 September the national contest ’Innovate Like a Swede’ was launched in Hanoi! Since then Second Secretary at the Embassy of Sweden Mr. Johan Alvin has been doing a national tour visiting 14 universities in Hanoi, Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City along with Swedish business representatives and representatives from Uppsala University in…

China, Indonesia, Vietnam joins Denmark in new climate alliance

The Denmark-inspired ‘Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030’ (P4G), a new global climate alliance aiming to become a new engine to drive green growth, was launched on 20 September in the UN Headquarters. Leaders from government, business and civil society launched P4G to drive inclusive, equitable and sustainable economic growth. P4G will…

Carsten Lehn sells DAFI Tropicdane to Danish furniture company

Carsten Lehn, the founder of the Danish furniture company DAFI Tropicdane in Vietnam, has together with his wife Le Nguyen Da Bich sold DAFI Tropicdane to the Danish furniture factory Carl Hansen & Søn. Carsten Lehn will stay in the company in Vietnam for 3 years as a designer and on the board as an adviser,…

Vinamilk expands cooperation with Danish firm Chr. Hansen

Vinamilk’s chief marketing officer, Phan Minh Tiên (R), and Chr. Hansen’s vice president, Lasse Nagell, on Thursday 21 September signed a strategic co-operation agreement in Copenhagen, Denmark. The deal is an agreement for strategic co-operation with Denmark’s Chr.Hansen Company in Copenhagen to help Vinamilk study and utilize European-standard probiotics for its formula milk, yogurt, drinking…

Danish Energy Outlook Report for Vietnam presented

On Wednesday, September 20, Thomas Egebo, Secretary of State of the Danish Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate, presided over the presentation of the Energy Outlook Report for Vietnam in 2017 in Hanoi.. The report is one of the most remarkable cooperation outcomes between the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Danish government within the…

Denmark plays central role in new global climate initiative

A new global climate initiative – P4G – was launched Wednesday by the Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen at the General Assembly of the UN in New York. “P4G” is an abbreviation of “Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030”. China, Indonesia, Vietnam, South Korea is backing the P4G initiative. The initiative…

Sida’s Strategic Environmental Assessment workshop in Vietnam

The Embassy of Sweden in Hanoi participated in an interesting workshop gathering alumni of Sida’s international training programme on Strategic Environmental Assessment and other key stakeholders. Financed by Sida, the programme has been carried out by Chalmers, University of Gothenburg and NIRAS. The networking event on 7 September was hosted by UNDP. “We discussed about…

EduCluster Finland donated learning resources in Vietnam

EduCluster Finland (ECF) has co-sponsored The Connection project, which donates learning resources for a school in the mountainous region of Lao Cai in Vietnam, reported ECF on 28 August. Organised by partner WISE Consulting in Hanoi, an exhibition of art by Vietnamese and Finnish artists and photographers was opened by H.E. Phung Xuan Nha (Minister…

Vietnam wants rights to Finland’s education programs

Education officials from Vietnam are in Finland to learn about the country’s education programs from elementary school to undergraduate level. A delegation led by Phung Xuan Nha, Minister of Education, held talks with their Finnish counterparts on Monday 28 august 2017. The purpose of the talks is to acquire the rights to publish Finnish educational…