Tag: embassy of sweden hanoi

Nordic Coder: new Swedish company in Ho Chi Minh City

Embassy of Sweden in Hanoi, has met with Yen Le, CEO and Co-founder of Nordic Coder, a brand new Swedish company in HCMC, reports the embassy. Nordic Coder provides online and offline courses for coding students, to help bridge the gap between university studies and employment. “Always a great inspiration to meet Swedish businesses in…

Swedish Professor speaker at Vietnam conferences

In connection to the release IPCC special report of Global Warming of 1.5 °C the Embassy of Sweden in Hanoi has had the pleasure to have Professor Gustav Martinsson from Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) visiting Vietnam. Martinsson was a keynote speaker at both the UNDP’s workshop on Climate resilience and Low carbon development at Melia…

UN and Sweden held 7 Day Challenge in Vietnam

In April the Embassy of Sweden in Hanoi together with the United Nations (UN) in Vietnam and Live&Learn arranged an initiative called the ‘7 Day Challenge’. The 7 Day Challenge was part of the organisors’ efforts to promote the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the UN, Agenda 2030 and an important event to mark the upcoming…

Sweden in Hanoi honoured artist Avicii

One of Sweden’s most famous musicians suddenly passed away recently only 28 years sold: Avicii. His music was played all over the world. In Hanoi the Embassy of Sweden reports it has received flowers and greetings from his fans wanting to pay their respect. Avicii’s first hit ‘Levels’ was released in 2011 and made him…

Singapore-Swedish business delegation in Vietnam

On 23-24 April the Embassy of Sweden in Hanoi welcomed a Swedish business delegation from Singapore to Vietnam. The delegation was led by the Swedish Ambassador to Vietnam Mr. Pereric Högberg, the Swedish Ambassador to Singapore Mr. Håkan Jevrell and the President of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Singapore Mr. Jan Stjernstrom.The delegation consisted…

Nordic Day Hanoi seminar

On the occasion the Nordic Day Celebration on 23 March the Nordic Embassies in Hanoi (Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden) together with the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics organised a seminar on ‘The Socio-Economic Nordic Model – Achievements and Experiences‘, writes the Embassy of Sweden, Hanoi. Renowned speakers from the Nordic region together…

Sweden co-hosts Vietnam Internet Forum 2017

The Vietnam Internet Forum 2017, taking place on 27-28 November in Hanoi, will discuss Internet’s contributions to an open, sustainable and innovative society. Focus is on Internet accessibility and digital solutions for social impact under the theme DigitalforGood (how digital technology advances sustainable development). VIF17 is a platform for intersectoral discussion and interaction. Speakers and…

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…

Swedish ambassador met ministry of environment Vietnam

On 18 May 2017 Ambassador Pereric Högberg and colleagues from the Embassy made a visit to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment; where H.E Mr Nguyen Linh Ngoc, Vice Minister received them. They discussed key priorities of Sweden and Vietnam in fighting pollution, marine and sea resources and climate change. The two sides also…

Team Sweden Vietnam holds export support meeting

Exports are one of the Swedish Government’s focus areas and an important element in getting more people into jobs and safeguarding Swedish welfare, writes the Embassy of Sweden, Hanoi. Sweden has an ambitious employment objective: by 2020 the number of people in work and the number of hours worked in the economy must increase to…