Tag: Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Ambassador Måwe participated in agricultural developement webinar

On 22 September, The Swedish Ambassador Ann Måwe, together with colleagues at the embassy, participated in the webinar organized by the Swedish University of Agriculture Sciences (SLU) on evaluating the collaboration between SLU and partners in Vietnam that was initiated more than 35 years ago. This collaboration has been part of the research capacity development…

Tetra Pak reveals 2020 sustainability report “Enabling Transformation”

On 16 September 2020 – Tetra Pak, a world-leading processing and packaging solutions company, released the 2020 sustainability report “Enabling transformation”, signifying a new stage of the company’s ongoing journey and highlighting the company’s approach to sustainability which encompasses the entire value chain. The report emphasises the importance of addressing the interconnected nature of the…

EU ambassadors and Vietnam agreed on Post Covid-19 Green recovery

Earlier this week, EU Ambassador Giorgio Aliberti and 9 other Ambassadors of EU Member States met with Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha to discuss EU and Vietnam’s plans for a post covid-19 green economic recovery. Both parties agreed that a green recovery path is the only way forward to achieve sustainable…

Lund University offers scholarships to Malaysian, Indonesian civil workers

On 4 September 2020, the Sweden embassy in Jakarta published a notice regarding Lund University’s programme: Innovation for Change in Public Transport focuses on strengthening the capacity for innovation and development of actors operating in public transport systems at local, regional or national level. The statement included notification of a scholarship program for civil servant and…

Danish ambassador invited as a guest of honour to Thai PBS TV

H.E. Jon Thorgaard, Ambassador of Denmark to Thailand, along with representatives of 6 other countries in Thailand were invited by Thai PBS television station to participate as an honoured guest at an event where young campers and their families are cycling to Huay Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary in Uthai Thani province to learn about wildlife…

Denmark, Sweden partners in film festival in Manila to support UNPD sustainability goals

Embassy of Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands, Austrian and German in Manila collaborated together with the support of the UNDP Philippines, Film Development Council of Philippines  for the SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) Documentary Film Fest,In commemoration of the International Human Rights Day on 10th December,  offering free screening to public from 6-8 December 2019. The first of…

UN and Sweden held 7 Day Challenge in Vietnam

In April the Embassy of Sweden in Hanoi together with the United Nations (UN) in Vietnam and Live&Learn arranged an initiative called the ‘7 Day Challenge’. The 7 Day Challenge was part of the organisors’ efforts to promote the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the UN, Agenda 2030 and an important event to mark the upcoming…

Singapore 2018 host for Denmark-based innovation Lab ‘Unleash’

During the inaugural UNLEASH 2017 in Denmark, 1,000 talents from 129 countries worked on solutions within themes relating to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In 2018 the Unleash Innovation Lab moves on to Singapore, to which applications are open. 1000 carefully selected young talents from across the world will get to collaborate on ideas and…