Embassy of sweden Beijing, China

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10:18 PM
24 Feb 2021

Temporary entry ban to Sweden

To mitigate the effects of the spread of COVID-19 and reduce the outbreak, a temporary ban on entry to the EU via Sweden is in force. Due to the coronavirus and the temporary entry ban to Sweden, the Swedish Migration Agency has decided that the majority of visa applications will be rejected.

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Photo: flickr Robyn Mack

China: Statement by the Spokesperson on the departure of BBC’s China correspondent and the presence of foreign journalists in the country

06 Apr 2021

BBC China Correspondent John Sudworth has left the country, together with his wife, RTE China Correspondent Yvonne Murray, and their family. This departure comes after a long period of harassment of Mr Sudworth and his BBC colleagues by the authorities, comprising surveillance, threats of legal action, obstruction, intimidation and the posting online by official media of videos that personally named him and made use of police video footage.


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  • SANC
    28 Apr 2021
    Sweden Alumni Network China, SANC, is one of the biggest alumni networks for Chinese individuals who have studied in Sweden. The reception will be hosted by the Ambassador Helena Sångeland.
  • Pre Departure
    28 Apr 2021
    Embassy of Sweden will together with the Consulate General and the Swedish Institute organize a webinar targeting master students who just have been accepted to Swedish universities. The webinar will focus on residence permits and alumni experiences.
  • 17 Apr 2021
    The photo exhibition AccessAbility portrays 26 individuals from various backgrounds and walks of life. 26 people whose hopes, desires, and dreams are shared with the visitors of this exhibition. 26 portrayals of people who have different types of disability but who represent themselves, not their disability. Through their voices it becomes obvious that impairment does not determine who you are.

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