Tag: Embassy of Sweden Bangkok

Swedish – Thai photo exhibition in Phuket

The Swedish Embassy in Thailand and Central Floresta Phuket invites Swedes and Thais alike to visit a photo exhibition from 11th until 18th November 2019 on the 3rd floor of their latest shopping mall in Phuket town. In 2018, the Swedish embassy in Bangkok produced an exhibition of photography to celebrate 150 years of friendship…

Pär Kågeby, Swedish embassy visited schools

During November, Vice Consul of the Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok, Pär Kågeby visited two Swedish schools situated on Koh Lanta island to learn more about their work. The two schools, Svenska Skolan Thailand and Lilla Svenska Skolan, Koh Lanta – Thailand (little Swedish school), provide education from pre-school up to high school. Since this…

Swedish Visa application center opened in Yangon

The Embassy of Sweden Bangkok has announced the opening of their Visa Application Centre operated by VFS Global Myanmar Ltd. in Yangon. On July 2, the Embassy’s Migration Liaison Officer, Mr Magnus Petrone, was in Yangon to open the Swedish Visa Application Center operated by VFS Global. The center is now up and running. If…

Swedish Ambassador met with Thai Ministers, highlighting 150 years

On 26 June Swedish Ambassador Staffan Herrström paid courtesy calls to Thai ministers, also highlighting the 150 years Anniversary between Thailand and Sweden and some activities the Embassy is planning during 2018. The Ambassador met with H.E. General Surasak Karnjanarat, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, discussing cooperation on joint global challenges within Oceans and…

H.M. Queen Silvia, World Childhood Foundation visit Thailand

H.M. Queen Silvia of Sweden and World Childhood Foundation on 7 February made a project visit in Bangkok together with H.R.H. Princess Soamsawali. Friends International presented its efforts to support children and families in the Rongwai Community of central Bangkok. H.M.Queen Silvia then moved on to Udon Thani, where she will continue her engagement for…

‘Smart Cities’ event arranged in Thailand by Sweden

Business Sweden and the Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok arranged a high level event on the topic Smart Cities in Thailand (held on 14-15 November). Workshops and roundtable discussions were organised in both Bangkok and Khon Kaen, resulting in fruitful discussions on the development of smart and sustainable cities in Thailand. H.E. Dr. Arkom Termpittayapaisith,…

ILO-Sweden decent work garment sector Asian supply chains meeting

The ILO and the Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok on 10-11 October 2017 convened a meeting to support the development of a possible future regional programme to promote decent work, environmental sustainability and gender equality in garment supply chains in Asia. The consultation meeting included ILO constituents (representatives of governments, employers’ organizations and workers’ organizations)…

Katarina Ekelund, new TSCC Executive Director: a true Swedish-Thai

The Thai-Swedish Chamber of Commerce (TSCC) has appointed a new Executive Director. Master’s graduate Katarina Ekelund, the daughter of her Thai mother and Swedish father, has in August 2017 replaced Ms Jiraya Chanchon who has decided to concentrate on own businesses. “I understand that Jiraya has done a great job for the chamber, as its…

New Deputy Head at Swedish Embassy Bangkok: Nicolas Weeks

The Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok has announced its new Deputy Head of Mission, replacing Charlotta Schlyter who was recently appointed Sweden’s Ambassador to Bangladesh: Mr Nicolas Weeks. He arrives from Sweden where he worked at the Personnel department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Nicolas has broad experience in both trade and political affairs…