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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…

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…

Norwegian Chargé d’affaires met with Colonel Nguyen Le Phuong to discuss cooperation

In the morning of 17 November 2020 the Norwegian Chargé d’affaires a.i. Mr Jan Wilhelm Grythe had a successful meeting with Colonel Nguyen Le Phuong, Deputy Director, and staff of the Institute for Defence International Relations under the Ministry of Defence of Vietnam to discuss possible future cooperation. Both parties agreed that Norway and Vietnam…

Ambassador Christensen met Management Board of ECCO Vietnam

Last week, the Ambassador of Denmark to Vietnam, H.E Mr. Kim Højlund Christensen, had a meeting with the Management Board of Ecco Vietnam, headed by the General Director Mr. Alexander Christopher Falter, to follow up on the development of Ecco’s new factory. This project started in mid-2019 and is one of the significant investments from…

Norwegian Charge d’ Affaires joined G4 ambassadors visited Dak Lak province

Last week, Norwegian Chargé d’affaires a.i. Jan Wilhelm Grythe and the Group of Four (G4) Ambassadors, Deborah Paul (Canada), Wendy Matthews (New Zealand), and Ivo Sieber (Switzerland) paid a visit to Dak Lak Province. This diplomatic visit aimed at getting a better understanding of the Province’s socio-economic situation and other issues such as ethnic minority…

Denmark signed MOU with Lazada Vietnam

Danish Ambassador to Vietnam H.E. Kim Højlund Christensen and the CEO of Lazada Vietnam Mr. James Dong signed on 19 Nov 2020 an MOU to form an exclusive cooperation aimed at strengthening the online promotion of Danish merchants on Lazada’s online marketplace platform in Vietnam. The signing was witnessed by representatives from the Ministry of…

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.

Ambassador Måwe joined Sweden Alumni Network Vietnam’s clothes swapping and “plogging” event

The Swedish Ambassador Ann Måwe released the latest activity memo on 16 November 2020 that said: Sustainability and combating climate change are high priorities for the Swedish government. That’s why the embassy happily joined our Alumni network SANV on Sunday 15 November 2020 when they organised a clothes swapping and “plogging” event. Why swap clothes?…