Monthly archive for March 2012

Captain Scott’s Antarctic Expedition

Today, I attended a beautiful Service of Commemoration for Captain Scott and his four companions at St Paul’s Cathedral.  The commemoration took…

Diamond Jubilee – Prince of Wales visits Sweden

It is an honour for Sweden to be part of the celebration of The Queen’s 60-year reign.  The visit to Sweden by…

The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Today, it was announced that the Dutch writer Guus Kuijer is this year’s recipient of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA), the…

The Swedish House at the Ideal Home Show

It was lots of fun to inaugurate the Swedish House at the Ideal Home Show together with Ulrika Jonsson. The Swedish House represents…

The Principle of Free Swedish School Meals

Sweden has a long tradition of serving free hot school meals. Already in 1845, Swedish elementary schools were serving school meals to…

Children’s Rights and Business Principles

Children are the most important people in the world.  Today in London, Unicef, the Global Compact and Save the Children presented ten…

The Hasselblad Award

Yesterday, the British photographer Paul Graham received the Hasselblad Award.  This was the first time ever that a British photographer was awarded…