The Diplomatic Portal

Seminar: Global cooperation on migration and mobility - a key for sustainable development


The Ministry of Justice, in cooperation with Arena Idé, invites all Ambassadors to a seminar at Rosenbad on Friday 22 May. SRSG on International Migration and Development Peter Sutherland and Minister for Justice and Migration Morgan Johansson will discuss global cooperation on migration and mobility, the new UN development agenda and ways to stop the tragedies in the Mediterranean.

Walpurgis Eve

The last day of April is Walpurgis Eve, or Valborg, in Sweden. Spring is greeted with songs and bonfires at public gatherings all over the country.

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs will close at 14.30 on 30 April and be closed on 1 May, which is a public holiday.

New procedures for employment of private servants

Please note that new procedures for employment of private servants will be introduced 1 May 2015.

Reminder: Study trip to the County of Skåne

The Protocol Department and the Governor of Skåne County invite the Heads of Mission in Stockholm to a study trip to the County of Skåne on 21-22 May 2015. The cities of Malmö, Lund and Helsingborg will be visited, as well as Vrams Gunnarstorp Castle. The programme includes study visits to research centers and companies.

Please note that the deadline for registration is 23 April.

New Doyen of the Diplomatic Corps

H.E. Marina Isabel Cáceres de Estévez, Ambassador of the Dominican Republic, is the new Doyen of the Diplomatic Corps in Stockholm.

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