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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.

The Nordic Way: towards knowledge intense economies

The annual seminar "The Nordic Way: towards knowledge intense economies" at Nordens Biskops Arnö will take place 1 June. Please save the date, more information will follow. Registration will open on 4 May.

Spring Fiscal Policy Bill

Today the Government presented its proposed direction for economic policy ahead of the Budget Bill for 2016.

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.

PRAESA receives the 2015 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

PRAESA, Project for the Study of Alternative Education in South Africa, is an organisation promoting reading and literature for children and young people in South Africa since 1992. The Jury's Citation reads:

"With the joy of reading as its compass point, PRAESA opens new routes into the world of books and literature for young readers in South Africa. Through innovative reading and storytelling projects, PRAESA brings people together and brings literature in multiple languages alive. PRAESA's outstanding work shows the world the crucial role of books and stories in creating rich, full lives for our children and young people."

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