Tag: Staffan Herrström

Sweden creates people network to push for sustainability

Swedish Institute’s Management Programme – SIMP – has implemented a new approach to promote sustainability in Asia ((supported by Enact, a sustainability consultancy firm in Stockholm) by focusing on building an active network of open-minded leaders interested in promoting improved relations and business cooperation between the participating countries and Sweden. Targets are in their mid-career,…

Swedish Ambassador in Thailand on Freedom of the Press

During his recent visit to Khon Kaen, Ambassador Staffan Herrström held the following speech on the Freedom of the Press: Sweden’s experience. ScandAsia brings the full speech here: “Freedom of the Press: Sweden’s experience” – Khon Kaen July 8th2016 “Dear participants, I have been asked to share Swedish experiences in the area of freedom of…

Swedish Embassy highlights climate crisis in Bangkok

The economy in Asia-Pacific has been booming the last decades. But it comes at a price. As the economy has been growing the environment has been suffering. Asia-Pacific is responsible for over half of the global greenhouse gas emissions. In the past five years, the region permanently lost approximately 27,000 square meters of primary forest every day. Embassy…