Chief of Staff of the Swedish Air Force Major General Micael Bydén is shown the cockpit of a JAS Gripen 39/E by Test Pilot Rickard Ljungberg

Chief of Staff of the Swedish Air Force Major General Micael Bydén is shown the cockpit of a JAS Gripen 39/E by Test Pilot Rickard Ljungberg
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Farnborough Airshow 2014

Yesterday I had the opportunity to visit Farnborough Airshow together with a Swedish delegation.

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Rock the House in UK Parliament

Rock the House is the UK Parliament’s biggest competition raising awareness of Intellectual Property rights among parliamentarians, but also the importance of live music.

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Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt in London

During his last trip to London the Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt was interviewed by BBC HARDtalk.

Bildt’s key message was that the European Union needs to deliver results. The European citizens want to see clear results. “We face major challenges. We know that the nation states are too small to master those challenges by themselves. Bildt also shared…

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Stena Line is one of the major Swedish companies active in Wales.The Secretary of State for Wales David Jones and ambassador Nicola Clase visiting a building site for the successful Anglesey Sea Salt factory.Ina Laura Pieper, a Swedish researcher at the Life Science centre at Swansea University, talked about her work as Scientific Research Manager for Calon Cardio-Technology.

Stena Line is one of the major Swedish companies active in Wales.
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The Secretary of State for Wales David Jones and ambassador Nicola Clase visiting a building site for the successful Anglesey Sea Salt factory.
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Ina Laura Pieper, a Swedish researcher at the Life Science centre at Swansea University, talked about her work as Scientific Research Manager for Calon Cardio-Technology.
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Swedish investments in Wales

Last week I joined the Secretary of State for Wales David Jones on a tour to the southern and northern part of Wales. It was a great trip that included many different stops and meetings with many interesting people. Some of the highlights included a visit to Swansea University where we also had the opportunity to see the new Bay…

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Josef Frank’s role in shaping Swedish design

Josef Frank has made a huge imprint on Swedish design history. He was almost 50 years old when he fled from Austria to Sweden in 1933. In Sweden he became chief designer for Svenskt Tenn and collaborated with Estrid Ericson to establish a particular style of Swedish modern design. Frank’s talent was quickly spotted and he became one of Sweden’s…

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Royal Events

In the past few weeks there have a number of of royal events. The Queen’s Garden Party is always a pleasure to attend. It is a great opportunity to stroll around in the beautiful garden, meet colleagues and have tea and delicious cakes.

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ECFR Annual Meeting in Rome

This year’s ECFR Annual Meeting in Rome attracted a large group of politicians, policymakers and journalists from across Europe – including the Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt, the Finnish Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja and the Italian foreign minister Federica Mogherini who gave the keynote address at the meeting.

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Swedish Minister for Housing in London

Today Stefan Attefall, Swedish Minister for Public Administration and Housing visited London. The visit included talks with Parliament Under-Secretary Nick Boles and a lunch with policy experts at Policy Exchange.

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Swedish Cleantech Tour

Last week the Swedish embassy hosted an investor seminar as part of the Swedish Cleantech Tour. The event was organized in collaboration with the Swedish incubator STING – Stockholm Innovation and Growth, and LEAD – Linköping University Entrepreneurship and Development.

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End Sexual Violence in Conflict – Time To Act

It is a terrible fact that rape and sexual violence is used as a weapon of war around the world. It breaks up families, destroys whole communities and ruins the lives of women and men, boys and girls. Sometimes rape is even used as a way to deliberately infect victims with HIV.

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