Category: International relations

Norwegian Constitution Day 2019 in Bangkok

On May 17 of every year, Norwegians from all around the world will gather together and celebrate Norwegian Constitutional Day, the day they got their freedom from Denmark since 1814. This year, Norwegian expats in Thailand jointly celebrated one of the most meaningful days of their homeland at Royal Norwegian Embassy residence located at Sukhumvit,…

MoU on environment between Forum Syd and Cambodia’s Ministry

Forum Syd, Sweden-based organization focusing on human and civil rights, has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Cambodia’s Ministry of Environment to enhance the cooperation in the field of environment. The MoU on environmental cooperation was signed by Country Manager of Forum Syd Lars Mannberg and Secretary of State of Ministry of Environment Sao…

“Panda Day” celebration in Beijing

The Royal Danish Embassy in China hosted “Panda Day” event on May 10, 2019 at the Royal Danish Embassy to celebrate the successful landing of China’s two pandas arriving at their new home in Copenhagen, Denmark. The celebration was opened by welcome speech from Ambassador A. Carsten Damsgaard followed by the speech from Dai Guangcui,…

Norwegian Ambassador visited Quang Tri, Vietnam

The group of four ambassadors to Vietnam consisting Norwegian Ambassador Grete Løchen, Cannada’s Ambassador Deborah Paul, New Zealand’s Ambassador Wendy Matthews and Switzerland’s Ambassador Beatrice Maser Mallor jointly took a field trip to visit Quang Tri, a province in the North Central Coast region of Vietnam. Taking place around May 6-11, 2019, the trip was…

EU Comes to Singapore’s School

“EU Comes to Your School” launching event was organized on May 13, 2019 at the Ministry of Education Language Centre in Bishan, Singapore. The project was presented to promote 21st century proficiencies by enhancing global awareness and cross-cultural skills amongst Singaporean students to teach them to appreciate different cultures and languages through the diverse cultures…

Danish envoy attended occupational safety forum in Myanmar

Organized by the Ministry of Labor, Immigration and Population and ILO, the two days forum on Safety and Health Forum was held from May 6 to 7 at Nay Pyi Daw, Myanmar. Speaking at the forum, Danish Ambassador John Nielsen gave a speech that highlighted the significant role of enforcement and implementation of Myanmar’s new…

Danish Embassy co-hosted food management workshop

The Embassy of Denmark in Vietnam and the Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development co-presented a workshop on food safety management functions held on Tuesday, May 7. Sponsored by the Danida Fellowship Centre–a self-governing institution providing research facilities, studies and training modules under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, the knowledge-sharing workshop was…

Sweden’s Embassy held workshop on poverty analysis

Embassy of Sweden in Phnom Penh hosted a consultative workshop on the Multi-Dimensional Poverty Analysis (MDPA) taking place on May 9, 2019. MDPA workshop was an input to the new Swedish Strategy for Development Cooperation in Cambodia. It provided 70 representatives from over 50 organisations significant information about the several causes behind people’s poverty and…

The celebrations of Europe Day in Myanmar and Malaysia

On May 9 of each year, the EU representatives across the world will celebrate the Europe Day to mark the presentation of the Schuman Declaration in 1950, a pioneer to the European Union who initially proposed the creation of a European Coal and Steel Community. European Union operating in Myanmar and Malaysia are ones among…

Sweden’s Crown Princess Victoria arrived in Vietnam

Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden and her spouse Prince Daniel arrived in Hanoi on Monday, May 6. The Crown Princess Couple was welcomed by Vietnam’s Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh who hosted a welcoming ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi on the afternoon of May 6. The visit from the Crown Princess of…