Meet the Global Swedes: Getnet Mengesha Asrat, Ethiopia, student at Dalarna University.

The ocean is in a critical condition. Overfishing, litter and acidification threaten both the ocean and human life. Human activity is responsible for this state of affairs; it must also be human activity that turns this around.

Swedish Ambassador to Bangladesh, Johan Frisell explains the launch of a “Global Deal” in Bangladesh where the government, international fashion brands and local industries have implemented a rigorous programme to ensure modern safety and security standards. International partners have joined in.

Sweden and Tunisia are organising a Sustainable Infrastructure Forum in Tunis on 2–3 June, as a follow-up to Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström’s official visit in February, marking a new era in Swedish-Tunisian relations.