Embassy of sweden Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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04 Jul 2020

Extension of temporary entry ban to Sweden until 31 August 2020 and easing of restrictions for more travellers

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. On 2 July the Government decided to extend the entry ban until 31 August 2020. At the same time, the Government decided to ease the restrictions for more travellers. 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. This applies if you wish to visit Sweden and are a citizen of a country outside the EU.

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03 Apr 2020

Job Opening

There is currently a job opening at the Embassy of Sweden in Addis Ababa as National Programme Officer for Migration and Refugee Management in the Regional Development Cooperation Section.

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Notice to Swedes Abroad

20 Mar 2020

To Swedes who are already abroad: the advice against non-essential travel to all countries should not be seen as a general recommendation to travel home to Sweden. It may, for example, be best not to travel at all for some time to come. In view of the exceptional circumstances, travellers must accept a certain degree of uncertainty; many travellers may be forced to remain where they are until air traffic gets under way again. Remain in close contact with your travel operator or airline.


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