Tag: Vietnam

Vietnam desires Swedish support to reach climate goals

On 17 February 2017 Pereric Högberg, Swedish Ambassador to Hanoi, met with Chairwoman of the National Assembly in Vietnam, Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, to discuss opportunities to strengthen and bring the bilateral relationship to a higher level. Chairwoman Ngan emphasised a desire for Sweden to continue support to Vietnam in order to implement the UN…

Vietnam: Creative Festival kicks off

On 21 July, the Vietnam Creative Festival 2016 commenced in Ho Chi Minh City. The festival promotes creative startup businesses and will look for a team of entrepreneuers that will represent Vietnam at the Creative Business Cup 2016 that takes place during the Global Entrepreneurship Week from 17 to 21 November 2016 in Copenhagen. It is the first time…

Norway’s FM attends ASEAN Meeting

From 24 to 26 July the 49th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting took place in Vientiane, Laos. The meeting was attended by a range of foreign ministers from Southeast Asia, but also other regions of the world, including Norway, represented by Foreign Minister, Børge Brende. “The partnership with ASEAN is very positive for Norway,” Brende said ahead of…

Swedish Ambassador honoured in Vietnam

On July 15, the Swedish Ambassador to Vietnam, Camilla Mellander received the “For Peace and Friendship among Nations” insignia at a ceremony in Hanoi. The award was granted by the The Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO). The insignia was presented by Vu Xuan Hong, chairman of the VUFO, who praised Mellander for promoting the bilateral ties between Sweden…