In March and April, Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, Palestine and Bangladesh will publish current gender statistics. This is the result of a Swedish development aid venture, in which Statistics Sweden has trained and provided support to statisticians and users of statistics during one year.

The Myanmar Digital Rights Forum took place in Yangon on 14-15 December. The event was the first of its kind in a country that until recently for decades was more or less closed off from the rest of the world.

Ständigt populära Thailand är ett favoritresmål för många svenskar över jul. Ambassadör Staffan Herrström tipsar om vad som är bra att tänka på för dig som funderat på att tomta lite längre österut i år.

More women – more peace. Studies show that the full and equal participation of women in peacebuilding processes contributes to better and more sustainable peace and security in society. On 12-14 December, Sweden invited women activists from all provinces in Afghanistan to participate in a training on dialogue and mediation skills in peace processes.

Idag invigs Sveriges ambassad i Manila, ett stärkande steg i de diplomatiska relationer Sverige och Filippinerna haft i nästan 70 år. Men kontakterna går längre tillbaka i tiden än så; svenska företag började etablera sig i Filippinerna redan för ungefär hundra år sedan.

Pravah Purohit, a student at the Indian Instititute of Management in Rothak, has been named the winner of the #FirstGeneration essay competition initiated by the Embassy of Sweden in India.

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

The Swedish Embassy in Hanoi is organising the Smart Water Innovation Contest with the aim of inspiring Vietnamese university students to think freely and innovatively on how to tackle water-related problems and to get people involved in environment and climate issues in general.