Category: International relations

EU donated EUR 221 million to education in Myanmar

European Union supported education in Myanmar with EUR 221 million to provide equal acesses to better quality education for all Myanmar students. The donation ceremony was officially held on 21 March 2019 in the presence of State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, EU Ambassador Kristian Schmidt, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Planning and…

FORSK visited Swedish Embassy in Bangkok

The Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok received a visit from FORSK, the section in charge of research at Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) on 12 March 2019. The reason of the visit from FORSK was to team up with the Embassy to attend the seminar supported by Sida on SHAPE-SEA: Strengthening Human Rights and…

Norway joined UNICEF to bring Filipino students “Back to School”

The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Manila, in cooperation with UNICEF, supported “Back to School” programme to provide essential supplies for learning to schoolchildren in Marawi affected by the Marawi conflict. Marawi conflict also known as the Marawi siege was a five-month-long armed conflict between Philippines government and militants associated with the Islamic State of Iraq…

Norway’s Ambassador and Minister visited Laos

Grete Løchen, Norway’s Ambassador to Vietnam together with Dag-Inge Ulstein, Norway’s Minister of International Development and delegations paid a courtesy visit to Vientiane, Laos on Friday, 29 March 2019 to meet with representatives from Laos’ government as well as Norway’s organizations working in Laos. Løchen and Ulstein started their day in the capital of Laos…

Nordic Ambassadors on the trip to Lam Dong, Vietnam

Mr. Kim Højlund Christensen, Denmark’s Ambassador, Mr. Kari Kahiluoto, Finland’s Ambassador and Ms. Grete Løchen, Norway’s Ambassador were on a two-day field trip to Lam Dong, Vietnam around 26-27 March 2019 to catch on recent collaborations as well as to seek for future opportunities between Vietnam and Nordic countries. Located in the Central Highlands region…

Official opening of Sweden Alumni Network of Cambodia

Maria Sargren, the Ambassador of Sweden to Malaysia hosted an official launching ceremony of Sweden Alumni Network of Cambodia (SANCam) at her residence on 27 March 2019. The Ambassador had a pleasure to welcome 50 participants from Swedish alumni, development partners, universities and representatives from other Swedish alumni associating in Cambodia. “I am very happy…

Norway’s Ambassador visited Terengganu, Malaysia

Gunn Jorid, Ambassador of Norway to Malaysia, paid a visit to Terengganu, Malaysia where she met Dr. Ahmad Samsuri Mokhta, the head of government in the Malaysian state of Terengganu, and gave a presentation at the UMT – Universiti Malaysia Terengganu. On the first day of her visit, the Ambassador met Dr. Ahmad Samsuri Mokhta.…

EU latest statement on violence in Rakhine State

The Heads of Mission of the European Union Delegation, EU Member States accredited to Myanmar, Canada and Norway released the statement on “the further escalation of violence in Rakhine State” on 14 March 2019. According to the statement, EU mentioned that the armed conflict between the Arakan Army and the Myanmar military Rakhine in southern…

Finland’s Ambassador attended the opening of Thailand Digital Startup Institute

H.E. Mrs. Satu Suikkari-Kleven, the Ambassador of Finland to Thailand together with her delegation attended the launching ceremony of Thailand Digital Startup Institute hosted by the Digital Economy Promotion Agency (depa) on March 20, 2019. Located at Ladprao Hills building, Bangkok, Thailand Digital Startup Institute purposed to promote both Thai and foreign startup entrepreneurs operating in…