Photo:  Per Anders Jorgensen

Photo: Per Anders Jorgensen
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We are the Best! by Lukas Moodysson

The other day I had the opportunity to see Lukas Moodysson’s film ”We are the Best!” at Curzon Soho.

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House of Sweden in London

In less than two years’ time the Swedish Embassy in London will be transformed into a Sweden House. All the major Swedish organisations in London such as Business Sweden, Visit Sweden and the Swedish Chamber of Commerce will be housed in the building. This will be a most welcome development and will further strengthen our collaboration.

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The US, China and the Liberal Order

For three years the Swedish Embassy and the ECFR have co-hosted a dinner every six months where we invite an expert on international relations from the academic world. Our first speaker was the Stanford professor Francis Fukuyama.

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ALMA Award 2014 to Barbro Lindgren

The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) has this year been awarded to Barbro Lindgren. This was wonderful news as I have always been a great fan of Lindgren. Her work includes children’s books, poetry, plays, and books for young adults.”

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Google Hangout on Twitter Use

Today I participated in the first Twiplomacy Google+ Hangout on Air. The aim was to have a free flowing discussion about the use of Twitter by diplomats, NGOs and politicians.

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Swedish Foreign Minister in London

Last week the Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt visited London for bilateral talks with his British counterpart William Hague.

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Photo:  GRIDA Peter Prokosh

Photo: GRIDA Peter Prokosh
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Arctic Shipping and Marine Operations

The Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs and the Swedish Polar Research Secretariat recently organized a conference on “Sustainable Arctic Shipping and Marine Operations” in London. At a reception at the residence the Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt gave his views on developments in the Arctic. Sustainable shipping and marine operations – and in the broader scope sustainable and environmentally sound…

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The Vikings are back

Yesterday Her Majesty Queen Margarethe II opened the exhibition “Vikings: Life and Legend” at the British Museum. This is an outstanding exhibition of Viking swords, axes, coins and jewellery.

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A Modern European Union

The launch of the CER report “How to build a modern European Union” was very timely. The key note speech at the event was held by the Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg. In his speech he gave his views on the European Union and the upcoming elections in the European parliament.

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Photo:  Pawel Flato

Photo: Pawel Flato
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Swedish Migration and Asylum Policy

Yesterday, Tobias Billström, the Swedish Minister for Migration and Asylum Policy gave a presentation on migration to the Scandinavian Society at Oxford University.

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