Speaking to a number of foreign dignitaries in Stockholm yesterday, Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström expressed her gratitude for electing Sweden to take a non-permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council.

Sweden’s economy, industry and start-ups are currently experiencing impressive growth. With top innovative clusters, Sweden has become a world leader in innovation. These factors attract international business to Sweden. Even so, the Swedish Government is stepping up its efforts to make the country more attractive for global investments.

Sweden, Fiji and small island developing states to make sure Sustainable Development Goal 14 gets off to a flying start

En dépit de leur importance, les thèmes de la masculinité et de la paternité font rarement l’objet des discussions publiques dans la société et dans les médias. L’Ambassade de Suède et le Bureau du Coordonnateur Résident des Nations Unies au Maroc ont organisé une table ronde qui a permis à des hommes engagés de présenter leurs expériences et leurs perspectives sur la masculinité, la paternité et l’égalité des genres.

The World Humanitarian Summit is taking place for the first time on 23–24 May and brings together thousands of representatives from the international community. Ambassador Per Örnéus, Special Envoy for Humanitarian Issues, talks about the meeting and its importance for the humanitarian community.

Hans Blix’ career path was shaped during the Second World War: he wanted to head out into the world and work for peace. This drive led him to several leading international positions and a mission as one of the leading forces working for safer nuclear energy and against weapons of mass destruction.

Emma Nilenfors, Deputy Director at the Department for Conflict and Humanitarian Affairs at the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs has led the work with the new national action plan on women, peace and security that was recently adopted. Here she writes about the importance of the action plan and the work with developing it.

För att belysa det chilenska statsbesöket i Sverige som äger rum den 10- 12 maj har vi bett några framgångsrika svenskar med chilensk bakgrund att berätta lite om sig själva och hur de ser på relationen mellan Chile och Sverige. Andra person ut i ordningen är 2015 års Anna Lindh-pristagare Camila Salazar Atías.

För att belysa det chilenska statsbesöket i Sverige som äger rum den 10- 12 maj har vi bett några framgångsrika svenskar med chilensk bakgrund att berätta lite om sig själva och hur de ser på relationen mellan Chile och Sverige. Först ut är möbelsnickaren Sebastián González.

More than 900 participants from 33 countries met up in Stockholm during the EUREKA Innovation Week 2016 hosted by the Swedish EUREKA Chairmanship and the EUREKA Secretariat. The aim of the conference was to give participants the opportunity to meet, share ideas and discuss smart cities, and to showcase the opportunities that EUREKA offers for international collaboration and innovation.