Category: Human resources

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…

Successful virtual meeting for New Norwegians In Singapore

The Norwegian ambassador had a successful virtual meeting ‘New in Singapore’ first digital zoom meeting with the Norwegian Seamen Church Singapore on 6 October 2020. The Church expressed “Takk til Ambassaden, NBAS, Norsskolen og Ansa for fine innspill til nye i Singapore! Veldig kjekt å se at det kommer nye nordmenn til Singapore! Håper vi…

Norwegian Prime Minister reminds of seafarers conditions during Covid-19

Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg has warned of a humanitarian and trade crisis if the roughly 800,000 seafarers stranded around the globe due to the coronavirus pandemic are not offered similar protections and rights as other essential workers. Please read the full story here

Norway declares its priorities at the UN General Assembly

During the recent UN General Assembly in early October 2020, Norway highlighted the following priority areas: •Lay the groundwork for Norway’s membership of the UN Security Council, Be at the forefront of efforts to promote disarmament. •Promote binding international cooperation and safeguard the multilateral system. •Strengthen the UN’s capacity to prevent and resolve conflicts. •Promote…

RECOFTC, CIFOR and Sweden launch the Forest Landscape Governance Research Network

On 1 October 2020, RECOFTC launched an initiative to build the research capacity of universities in Southeast Asia to foster good forest governance. Funded by Sweden, the project will develop a strong network of researchers dedicated to strengthening rights, reducing poverty and inequity, and realizing sustainable development. The two-year initiative will benefit more than 190…

Faroe islanders in Thailand and Cambodia can vote at the Royal Danish Embassy or Consulate

There are municipal elections in the Faroe Islands on 10 November 2020. According to the Danish Embassy in Bangkok, citizens who fulfil the conditions for voting for the municipal elections now have the opportunity to vote for the Danish representations in Thailand or Cambodia. The Danish embassy in Bangkok recommends voting before 14 October 2020…

Nordic-China Startup Forum is looking for passionate team members in Bergen

On 1 October 2020, the Nordic-China Startup Forum announced, is now looking to recruit passionate people to the Bergen team. Here we provide driven young people a multicultural platform where you get to organize events, build a network in an entrepreneurial community across the two biggest markets – the Nordics and China. Seize the opportunity…