Category: Human resources

Denmark helps Myanmar reform labour market

Denmark announced on 28 September 2020 that they are helping Myanmar to meet international business standards and attract trade and investments from Europe through support to the government’s efforts to reform the labour market. In the video interview, you can hear from the Sector Counsellor, Ms Nanna Sars, how Denmark is providing training for labour…

Thai Swedish Chamber of Commerece welcomes October with Sustainability webminars

The Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce published a thank you note to friends, partners and members on 1 October 2020, that said: Dear Members, Friends and Partners of the TSCC, In early September, Thailand saw the end of its zero-confirmed-local-transmission streak. Yet, the country seems ready to handle a second wave should it happen and people…

Embassy of Sweden in Manila invites to ‘The Economic Benefits of LGBT’ online Forum

The Swedish Embassy in Manila introduced their panelists for The Economic Benefits of LGBT+ Inclusion Online Forum to take place on 15 October 2020. Marixi Carlos is the Managing Director at Accenture Intelligent Operations in the Philippines. She is the Inclusion and Diversity Lead, helping strengthen and accelerate the company’s efforts towards a more inclusive…

Celebrate 75th Moomin anniversary, donate to help Hong Kong’s disadvantaged children

The Moomin Charity Initiative – celebrating the 75th anniversary of the publication of the first Moomin book, Moomin and the Great Flood – is an initiative dedicated to helping Hong Kong’s disadvantaged children in line with the United Nations stated mission and strategies for children. The story behind it is focused on providing practical support…

The annual ‘Back to Shanghai’ event marked Autumn 2020 start

The annual “Back to Shanghai” event for the Finnish community, normally signalling the start of the autumn season after the summer holidays, was held again on Friday 25 September in the evening at JZ Latino, with one the best views over the city. An important part of the event was a round of introductions from…

Danish Ambassador Sillasen attended BikefriendlyMOA event

Danish Ambassador Grete Sillasen attended on 26 September 2020 the #BikeFriendlyMOA launch organized by SM Cares and SM Mall of Asia Official, one of the biggest malls in South East Asia. Ambassador Grete Sillasen said at the event: “Copenhagen is again and again listed as one of the top sustainable, liveable, bike-friendly cities in the…

Sweden supports Cambodia environmental awareness, gender equality

Supported by Embassy of Sweden in Phnom Penh and UNDP, the Ministry of Environment and National Council for Sustainable Development have produced educational materials on the environment for Cambodian students. Educating students on single-use plastic reduction and other environmental practices will contribute to a more sustainable future. On 22 September 2020, UNDP Cambodia announced that…

Finland announced latest travel restrictions, effective on 28 Sept

On 24 September, the Government of Finland adopted a decision on restrictions on entry into the country, which will enter into force on 28 September. For all other non-Schengen countries restrictions on entry allow only return traffic to Finland and other EU and Schengen countries, transit traffic at Helsinki Airport and other essential traffic. In…

Denmark supports Climate Change Adaption Programme in Myanmar coastal communities

The Danish Embassy in Myanmar updated on 23 September 2020 information about their activity in restoring Mangrove forests. The project helps preserve biodiversity in coastal zones and protect the coastline from extreme weather conditions. Even though the forests have major benefits for the local coastal communities, they have rapidly been deforested over the last 20…

Join the next EuroCham Singapore’s next Green finance webminar on 7 October

The European Chamber of Commerce invites to their next “European Excellence in Sustainability Sharing Session (EESSS)” on Green Finance which will be held virtually on 7 October 2020 (Wednesday) from 5.00 – 6.30pm. Experts will discuss synergies in definitions, standards and aspirations for green finance in Europe and in Singapore: Shilpa Gulrajani, Head of Business…