Embassy of sweden Pretoria, South Africa

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26 Nov 2021

Important Message For Swedes

An important message for Swedes in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia and Lesotho has been released.

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04 Nov 2021

Future of Fashion Indaba

In partnership with Rewoven, the Swedish Institute and Embassy of Sweden in South Africa, invites you the third edition of the Future of Fashion Indaba.

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19 Jul 2021

Team Sweden calls on all partners to help #RebuildSA

Recent riots in two of South Africa’s most densely populated provinces have left many of the most vulnerable in even more dire situations than before. The country’s people have been left to pick up the pieces of a devastating aftermath of politically charged rioting followed by opportunistic looting by the impoverished. This has caused considerable damage to businesses and infrastructure – impacting employment, supply chain operations, essential services, and public property. Team Sweden in South Africa has joined to support those working hard on the ground. They are doing so by calling on their partners to take action and contribute to rebuilding and focusing on caring for those most impacted.

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20 Apr 2021

Yesterday, on behalf of 81 governments, Mr. Ville Skinnari, Minister for Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade of Finland delivered a cross-regional statement during the general debate of the 54th session of the Commission on Population and Development.

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25 Mar 2021

2021 Per Anger Prize awarded to human rights defender for South Africa’s shack settlements

Human rights activist S’bu Innocent Zikode has been awarded the Per Anger Prize for 2021. His work centres on the right to home, land, and survival for the most impoverished inhabitants of the country’s shack settlements. The prize from the Swedish Government will be awarded by The Living History Forum on 21 April 2021.

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09 Feb 2021

Negative COVID-19 test required for entry into Sweden

The Swedish Government has decided that foreign nationals will have to present a negative test result for ongoing COVID-19 infection upon entry into Sweden, regardless of where they are arriving from.

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