Category: Human resources

Swedish embassy invites to Pippi Longstocking’s 75th anniversary at IKEA Thailand

The Swedish Ambassador Jon Åström Gröndahl together with Naanmee Books and IKEA Thailand invites to a “Non-Violence Workshop: How to keep children away from violence” on 29 November and 4 December 2020. The host is talented model, actress, MC and UN Women’s Goodwill Ambassador for Asia Pacific Khun Sirinya Cindy Bishop. She is also auther…

The Royal Danish Embassy Bangkok is looking for new team members

Would you like to become a part of an international workplace with good colleagues? The Royal Danish Embassy announced on 23 November 2020 that they are currently looking for 2 new colleagues: – Finance and Administrative Officer – Administrative and Communications Officer For more information on how to apply, follow the link.

Sweden is the world’s ‘Goodest’ country

For a second time, Sweden ranks in top position in the fifth edition of the Good Country Index, released on Thursday 19 November 2020. The Good Country Index is the first and only study that measures how much each country on earth contributes to the rest of humanity and to the planet, outside its own…

Norwegian Charge d’ Affaires joined G4 ambassadors visited Dak Lak province

Last week, Norwegian Chargé d’affaires a.i. Jan Wilhelm Grythe and the Group of Four (G4) Ambassadors, Deborah Paul (Canada), Wendy Matthews (New Zealand), and Ivo Sieber (Switzerland) paid a visit to Dak Lak Province. This diplomatic visit aimed at getting a better understanding of the Province’s socio-economic situation and other issues such as ethnic minority…

Sweden initiates a virtual story telling project in Singapore

SESG is a Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Singapore initiative aimed at bringing Swedish Multi National Corporations and Singaporean SMEs together to exchange experiences and opportunities. The aim is to enable new, unexpected connections between businesses, to show that all companies — big and small— can learn from each other in order to come out…

Ambassador Thorgaard participated in the Opening Ceremony of the National Science and Technology Fair

On the 14th November 2020 the Danish Ambassador H.E. Jon Thorgaard participated in the Opening Ceremony of the National Science and Technology Fair. The National Science and Technology Fair is hosted 13-23 of November at Impact, Muang Thong Thani Exhibition Center. After the Opening ceremony, Prof.DR. Anek Laothamatas, Minister of Higher Education, Science, Research and…

Norway continues to contribute funds to UNDP Myanmar for recovery suports

On 18 November 2020 the UNDP Myanmar announced that the organization this week would be highlighting the cooperation between Norway and United Nations Development Programme – UNDP. Norway contributes over 200 million USD to the UNDP yearly, through direct program support and multi-partner trust funds. This includes support to several projects in Myanmar. UNDP and…

Danish Embassy announced tightened entry regulations to China

The Danish Embassy in Beijing announced on 17 November 2020 that Denmark continues to discourage all non-necessary travels to China as a result of COVID-19. China has initially introduced an entry ban for all non-Chinese citizens. Please be aware that there are test requirements before entry. For more information about your entry opportunity to China,…

Sweden provides USD 1,500,000 to UNFPA Women and Girls First Programme Phase II

On10 November 2020  Mr. Anders Frankenberg, Head of Development Cooperation of the Swedish Embassy Section Office in Yangon and Mr. Ramanathan Balakrishnan, UNFPA Representative for Myanmar signed an agreement for a grant of SEK 13 million (US$1.5 million). This funding is to support UNFPA’ Women and Girls First Programme – Phase II (2020 – 2022)…

Sweden Embassy Yangon welcomes new staff member

17 November 2020 the Swedish Embassy in Yangon announced a welcome note to their new member: “We are very excited to welcome our new team member Linnea Lindberg, who will be supporting the team in the areas of conflict prevention, peacebuilding and Rule of Law. Linnea is new to the Section Office but not new…