Category: Human resources

Consul Karanko visited the Hong Kong Productivity Council to discuss future possibilities

On 8 Ocotober 2020 the Finnish Consul General Johanna Karanko visited the Hong Kong Productivity Council HKPC with the representatives from UROS to discuss cooperation in the areas of sustainability, smart city development and innovations.

Singapore National Water Agency (PUB) launched Global Innovation Challenge

The Nordic Innovation House Singapore, on 7 October 2020 called out to all Innovators to join the PUB Global Innovation Challenge. COVID-19 has drastically affected how businesses operate and collaborate. However, innovation never stops. Singapore’s National Water Agency(PUB)is looking for technological solutions to Singapore’s water challenges. Your solutions could be one of them. Funding &…

Denmark co-hosted an Asem event on women empowerment

The ASEM “High-Level Dialogue on women’s economic empowerment amid the Covid-19 Pandemic event”, hosted by Vietnam, co-sponsored by Denmark and seven other ASEM member states, took off in Hanoi on 12-13 October 2020. The Dialogue attracted a wide range of policy makers, government officials, scholars and experts from all over the ASEM member states, who…

Denmark committed DKK35 million to support Myanmar’s 5 year Climate Adaption Programme

Coastal communities in Myanmar are extremely vulnerable to the impact of climate change and highly exposed to severe natural weather events such as heavy rain, storm surge, floods and cyclones. To help Myanmar respond to those natural challenges, the Forest Department, with the support from Denmark, is implementing a 5-year climate adaption programme that commenced…

NBAS invites to their next webminar with Ingvard Wilhelmsen

The Norwegian Business Association Singapore invites to their next webminar “Life is an unpredictable project. What can I do about it?” with Ingvard Wilhelmsen. The webinar starts on 26 October, 8pm to 9pm SGT, in collaboration with Sjømannskirken i Singapore and the Norwegian Embassy in Singapore. NBAS said “Bring a friend or colleague, and we…

The European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong introduces panel speakers for Rethink 2020 forum

The European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong announced their Panel Speakers for Rethink 2020. Nigel Mattravers and Alexander Mastrovito, contributors to our Energy and Environment Business Council (EEBC) as well as other experts in the field. 28 October Topic: Waste Management – The dating game vs the sharing game 29 October Topic: Catalysts and…

Ambassador Måwe joined the Bicycle journey of Friendship for the 2020 Green Hanoi

On 4 October 2020,  two important things coincided – “the Day of the cinnamon bun” and the “Bicycle journey of Friendship for the 2020 Green Hanoi” Ambassador H.E. Ann Måwe expressed in activity journal that she was pleased to join our Swedish Embassy team, colleagues from many other embassies and international organizations, Miss Vietnam Ngoc…

Danish embassy Bangkok opens for applications for internship all through October.

The Danish Embassy in Bangkok has currently no trainees due to the entry restrictions to Thailand. But the Embassy looks forward to welcoming four trainees again as soon as the entry situation allows. “If you are interested in an internship in Thailand in the spring of 2021, you are welcome to submit an application and…

Ambassador Måwe initiates the ‘Safety Online For Girls’ campaign

To celebrate the International Day of the Girl (IDG2020), at the Swedish embassy, H.E. Ann Måwe, Swedish Ambassador to Vietnam became the first person to sign the open letter to social media companies, initiated by Plan International, to call for building a safe online environment for children and youth, especially girls. During the meeting, the…

Danish Deputy Head of Mission invited to the launch event by Thailand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs

On 1 October 2020 the Danish Deputy Head of Mission, Ingrid Dahl-Madsen, was invited to the launch event of Thailand NOW application endorsed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at Siam Center Department Store in Bangkok. Thailand NOW is a new platform providing variety of updated information in English about Thailand covering areas such as…