Tag: Johan Hallenborg

Swedish embassy took part in International Day of Democracy Myanmar

Head of rhe Swedish Embassy Section Office in Yangon gave the opening speech when International IDEA Myanmar celebrated the International Day of Democracy. On 17 September The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) Myanmar celebrated the International Day of Democracy with the theme “Reflecting on the Global State of Democracy and Linking…

Swedish Embassy met Myanmar peace process stakeholders

In mid September 2017 Anna Åkerlund, Ghin Shoute and Johan Hallenborg went to Chiang Mai to meet several of the key stakeholders in the peace process in Myanmar. They also met many civil society organisations working with communities in Kachin and Shan states, several of which are partners to Sweden. These conversations about peace and…

The Nordic House in Yangon – A promising perspective

On 3 March the Nordic House in Yangon,  the natural focal point for anything Scandinavian, opened its doors for visitors, marking the move to new premises. The Nordic House houses the Danish and Norwegian embassies as well as the Finnish and Swedish consulates. It was a suitable occasion to put focus on this interesting Nordic…