Tag: Embassy of Sweden in Manila

Spark Philippines’s Women 2021 virtual dialogue a success

On 28 March 2021 Spark! Philiipines released a thank you note to Women 2021, that read: “There is ample evidence that empowering women politically has a number of positive consequences to society as a whole. For instance, empirical research shows that women tend to favor social programs that support poverty alleviation, healthcare, and education for…

The EU Delegation in the Philippines celebrate International Women’s month

The European Union Delegation in the Philippines is launching several activities to celebrate the 2021 International Women’s month, including a cycling tour, a series of film screenings, dialogues, and roundtable discussions that advocate for gender equity and gender equality. The EU Ambassador to the Philippines Luc Véron said , “It is imperative to ensure the…

Lifestyle Inquirer: Swedish and Finnish Ambassadors special connection to the Philippines

The ambassadors of Sweden and Finland both share a common love for the Philippines, but for different reasons. As of 12th in a series, Lifestyle Inquirer magazine highlights the different connections the ambassadors have to the Philippines. Harald Fries, Ambassador of Sweden in the Philippines Harald Fries, Ambassador of Sweden in the Philippines is no…

Sweden supports Women in Action in the Philippines

On 19 February 2021 the embassy of Sweden in Manila invited to save the dates for Women2021: Women in Action, weekly series of roundtable conversations. This Women’s Month, the Embassy of Sweden partners with SPARK Philippines. The dialogue aim to discuss the status of women during the pandemic, women and diversity, women’s political participation, and…