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‘Future is made in Finland’ webinar highlights women in science

Study in Finland released the latest of the ‘Future is made in Finland’ webinar on 25 November 2020 that said: We live in an era of artificial intelligence and quantum computing. These technologies will transform our everyday life, our future. But who is creating these technologies, shaping the future? To truly make technology serve all…

Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister Retno Marsudi highlighted Sweden-Indonesia Green partnership

Indonesia and Sweden are asserting their commitment to manage public and business cooperation to help realize a greener and more sustainable economy. “I am confident our partnership can bring added value to our respective economic recovery; one such area is building a greener and more sustainable economy,” Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister Retno Marsudi noted. In…

Norway offers Sustainable Management MBA scholarship to ASEAN students

The Norwegian Government offers scholarships for an MBA in Sustainability Management to students from the Philippines and other countries in the ASEAN region. The application deadline is 21 January 2021, please follow this link to apply. The MBA course is a collaboration between the Universitas Gadjah Mada in Indonesia, the ASEAN University Network (AUN) and…

ASEAN Women in Sustainable Peace and Security workshop success

On 24 November 2020 Norwegian Mission to ASEAN and the Norwegian Embassy in Hanoi, in coordination with the ASEAN Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam, successfully organised a workshop on Enhancing the Roles of ASEAN Women in Sustainable Peace and Security. The hybrid event was attended by many high-ranking leaders from Vietnam,…

Sweden Alumni invite to “Sweden Talks” about the Nobel Prize on 3 Dec

Sweden Alumni Network in Vietnam invites members to Sweden Talks: A Glimpse of the Nobel Prize. Sweden Talks is an online forum where alumni meet each other and expert speakers from Sweden to have conversations on current and important topics. Sweden Talks are open for all Sweden alumni members – this is an offer for…

Finnish SWAPPIE helps in electronic waste challenge

Did you know that incorrect disposal of electronic waste is one of the most problematic challenges in waste management? In Finland, used and serviced smart phones are gaining popularity: They’re easier on the environment – and the wallet. Find out what are Finnish’s secrets in handling waste management here.

Limited seats available for the ASEAN-EU Business summit 2020, register today

The ASEAN-EU Business Summit is back for its 8th edition, slated to be held in Singapore on 19 November 2020. This year’s edition follows on from a highly successful run in Thailand 2019 during their ASEAN Chairmanship, graced by ASEAN Ministers, Ambassadors and prominent business leaders who spoke at the event attended by high-level delegates.…

Ambassador Berg will be opening the 2020 Europe On Screen online film festival

Have you registered yourself to watch Europe on Screen (EoS) 2020? One of Swedish films “Swoon” will be the Opening Film this year, and Ambassador of Sweden to Indonesia and Timor Leste Ambassador H.E. Marina Berg will be presence for the opening ceremony on 16 November 2020. Beside Swoon, Amateurs is one of Swedish films…

Cathay Pacific teams up with selected hospitals for passengers to get COVID-19 PCR tests

As COVID-19 PCR test is mandatory for arrival in many destinations, Cathay Pacific has cooperated with selected hospitals in Bangkok and Phuket to offer their passengers a special rate for COVID-19 tests from now until 31 December 2020. This is done in effort to boost confidence and safety amongst travellers who need to travel during…

The EU is looking to sponsor the winner of Sustainable Consumption and Production project

Do you have any projects on Sustainable Consumption and Production? Then this is for you! EU SWITCH-Asia Programme Call for Proposals on Promoting Sustainable Consumption and Production is NOW OPEN! Online information session is on 10 November. For more information please read here