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Tomas Tranströmer in Poland

I have a couple of unforgettable days behind me: The visit of the Nobel Laureate in Literature Tomas Tranströmer to Poland.  

A day to reflect upon freedom

I have a week behind me very different from an ordinary one.

It included many public holidays, hence many people took the…


Most important activity this week? For Poland most probably the visit of the Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao. My deputy Mikael Benthe…

More women on the labour market

Gender equality is often discussed as a rights issue. Which is right because it is.

But it should also be discussed in…

Tight Tuesday

Memorable experience yesterday: The unveiling of a sculpture by the famous Swedish sculptor Gudmar Olovson in Medicover hospital in Warsaw.(

Links to Bydgoszcz

Early Monday morning in a rainy Warsaw – though the weather forecasts for the rest of the week look more promising.


Polish foreign policy in focus

Hectic days. There are constantly interesting people to meet, articles and reports to be written or scrutinized, important events to be attended.

Roads to freedom

My father used to mention that he visited Danzig 1934. I remember it because I believe the point was that he hadn’t…

What happens the remaining 364 days…

I am just back from an extremely inspiring visit to the SWPS University in Warsaw. 

First meeting students studying Swedish – there…

Gender equality glasses

I received an invitation the other day.

Nothing unusual with that. There are many of them coming to any Embassy any day….