Category: International relations

Sweden announced environmental ambition at the Sustainability for Business Forum 2020

On 15 October 2020, Mr. Jon Åström Gröndahl, Ambassador-Designate of Sweden, at the Sustainability for Business Forum 2020 said “Promoting sustainability in all its forms and seeking new green collaborations is a key part of my mandate and mission” “Not only because it is central to Swedish foreign policy and in line with the 2030…

AstraZeneca to produce COVID-19 vaccine AZD1222 for Thailand and South East Asia

The Swedish Embassy, on 12 October 2020, expressed that they were delighted to witness the signing ceremony of the Letter of Intent on the manufacturing and supply of the University of Oxford’s potential COVID-19 vaccine AZD1222 for Thailand and South East Asia among the Thailand’s Ministry Of Public Health, Siam Bioscience Co., Ltd., SCG and…

Ambassador Roset announced the embassy remains open through out CMCO

The Norwegian Ambassador H.E. Gunn Jorid Roset announced a message to the to the Norwegian community in Malaysia: the embassy remains open throughout CMCO. Monday to Thursday: 10.00 – 12.00 and 13.00 – 14.00 Friday: 10.00 – 12.00 As a preventive measure in light of COVID-19, the Embassy requests that visitors make a prior appointment before…

Wafi experienced Ambassador Marina Berg’s duty on GirlsTakeOver Day

11 October is International Day of the Girl Child. Investing in girls means investing in a sustainable and equal future. In Indonesia, the Swedish Ambassador H.E. Marina Berg and met online with the Indonesian woman, Wafi, who on the same day last year took over Ambassador Marina’s role as the Ambassador of Sweden to Indonesia…

Swedish Embassy Manila saved The Economic Benefits of LGBT’ online Forum for anyone who missed the event

The Swedish Ambassador H.E. Harald Fries was one of a panel speakers in an online forum on 15 October 2020. If you missed the online forum on the Economic Benefits of LGBT+ Inclusion, a replay is available at https://youtu.be/7fzQlQPPdTE. This online forum is held in partnership with MB Market Makers and the Philippine Financial &…

Ambassador Fries participates in opening of shelter project

The Swedish Ambassador H.E. Harald Fries participated in the inauguration of the Oasis Project at the National Kidney and Transplant Institute on 9 October 2020. The Oasis Project provides temporary shelters for frontline medical workers. It is an initiative of the Office of the Vice President Leni Robredo, who delivered the keynote speech at the…

Danish embassy Manila invites to the 2nd discussion on the Future of Mobility

After the first successful webminar on the same topic, the Danish embassy in Manila invites interested participants to the 2nd discussion on the Future of Mobility on 13 October 2020. Their statement said: How can we improve? What else needs to be done? Get your gears ready for another round of discussion on cycling For…

Special Tourist Visa to Thailand is now available

Since the breakout of Covid-19 pandemic in March 2020, Thailand announced all borders closure to curb virus spreading. Recently after the country has been keeping a good record of infected numbers, the government has decided to reopen the country to tourism once again. According to the Royal Thai Embassy in Finland announcement you can now…

Ambassador Kahilouto ‘meet the parents’ at Vietnam-Finland International School

The Finnish H.E.Ambassador Kari Kahiluoto visited the Vietnam-Finland International School VFIS at TDT University in HCMC on 9 October 2020. Ambassador Kahiluoto had a Q&A meeting with parents of VFIS pupils about the Finnish Education and future plans and development of the school.

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.