Photo: Rickard Franzén

Photo: Rickard Franzén
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Stjernberg to sing for Sweden at Eurovision

Sweden is probably the country with the biggest proportion of Eurovision Song Contest fans.

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Uppsala University in focus

Getting a big dose of academic expertise is always good for the soul. Yesterday a number of key academic people from Uppsala University, a large number of alumni and other people with connections to the university gathered at the Swedish residence.

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Cutting-edge technology at Ecobuild

Ecobuild is the largest exhibition in the world for sustainable design. In two days some 60,000 people from the design and construction sector will visit the exhibition and over 1,500 organizations and companies showcase the entire range of sustainable construction products. This year 11 Swedish companies were represented and I had the pleasure of opening the Nordic pavilion. It is…

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Minister of Environment in London

Today the Swedish Minister of Environment Lena Ek visited London. She held talks with Mr Edward Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change.

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Freedom of Expression on line

The Swedish government takes an active role in promoting freedom on the internet. In collaboration with Index on Censorship the Swedish embassy hosted a breakfast on “Freedom of expression on line – are we losing the battle?”

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The Nordic Model – here to stay?

The Economist recently published a 14-page special report on the Nordic countries, where it was explained why the world should look at the Nordic countries. In addition Norway, Denmark, and Sweden share the podium in the recently published Legatum Prosperity Index, a unique global assessment of…

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Deputy Prime Minister in London

The Swedish Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Education Jan Björklund visited London on Tuesday.

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All embassies on Twitter and Facebook

On 28 February, all Swedish Embassies are to be on Twitter and Facebook.

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Fashion Scandinavia

There is so much exciting talent in Scandinavian fashion design and entrepreneurship.

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Sweden’s Foreign Policy Declaration

Today Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs Carl Bildt presented the Foreign Policy Declaration to the Riksdag (Parliament).

The declaration gives a good overview of the Goverment’s priorities in the foreign policyarea. The statement was followed by a lively debate in parliament.

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