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New Norwegian passport launched on 18 October 2020

Norway launched new passports on 18 October 2020. The new version of the passport has several security elements and a new design. More info on new design here: All existing passports remain valid until their expiry date, and there is no need to apply for a new passport before the old one expires. From 19…

Nordic Innovation House Singapore invites to webinar on Smart Cities

Nordic Innovation House – Singapore and its core partners invites to their next webinar ‘Development of Smart Cities – Perspectives from the Nordics and SoutheastAsia’. The event will highlight examples and experiences of the development of smart cities from the Nordic countries and Southeast Asia and showcase 17 interesting companies. AGENDA 15:30 – 15:40: Welcome…

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…

European Film Fest 2020 in Indonesia moves to online platform this year

The European Delegations in Indonesia invites movie lovers to enjoy 2020 European Film Fest online edition this year. Since Corona Pandemic has change many things to our daily life, this year Europe On Screen has moved to online platform to reaches out to their fans through out 16-30 November 2020. For more information, please read…

Denmark tops in environmental performance

Denmark ranks 1st in the world, when it comes to environmental performance according to the EPI Index 2020. The Environmental Performance Index is produced by Yale University and compares the environmental performance of 180 countries. Finland ranks the 7th, Sweden the 8th and Norway on the 9th from the list, representing on how the Scandinavians…

Singapore National Water Agency (PUB) launched Global Innovation Challenge

The Nordic Innovation House Singapore, on 7 October 2020 called out to all Innovators to join the PUB Global Innovation Challenge. COVID-19 has drastically affected how businesses operate and collaborate. However, innovation never stops. Singapore’s National Water Agency(PUB)is looking for technological solutions to Singapore’s water challenges. Your solutions could be one of them. Funding &…

Finnish ‘Pemecah Es Snow’ children book series now available in Bahasa Indonesia

On 7 October 2020, the Embassy of Finland in Jakarta introduced Teemu Leppälä, a professional sea captain and icebreaker operator. After a tough night shift on an icebreaker in icy arctic waters he decided to convey his experiences into children’s books. The first three adventures of “Pemecah Es Snow” are now available in Bahasa Indonesia.…

Ambassador Marina Berg shared her thoughts on the pandemic

Swedish Ambassador to Indonesia H.E. Marina Berg shared her view on the pancdemeic with Jakarta Now. “This pandemic is far from over, and we continue to see new local outbreaks globally, it is premature to make any firm conclusions on successes or failures for Sweden, or any other country,” Jakarta Now quoted the Ambassador. “We…

Study in Sweden organizing the largest virtual education fair for global students

Study in Sweden team has announced that the Swedish Institute is organising a series of virtual fairs over the coming weeks for students interested in studying in Sweden. The virtual fairs will feature representatives from 24 Swedish universities, which makes the events the largest ever education promotion activity for Sweden. China: Friday 16 October from…

Palm Oil Monitor questions Norwegian intentions in Indonesia

Palm Oil Monitor, a pro-palm oil organisation, has published an article questioning: Why Is Norway Secretly Funding Attacks Against President Jokowi’s Omnibus Law? The biggest international story around Indonesia over the past week has been the passing of President Jokowi’s Omnibus Law. The Bill was in train for more than a year; it amends 79 laws and…