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Ann Linde

The Swedish Government’s Statement of Foreign Policy 2020

12 Feb 2020

Minister for Foreign Affairs Ann Linde presented the Government’s Statement of Foreign Policy to the Riksdag on 12 February. The Statement, which summarises the Government’s foreign policy priorities for 2020, includes a new announcement on strengthened efforts to combat organised crime. Also notable in the Statement is a stronger focus on security in Europe ahead of Sweden assuming the role of Chair of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe in 2021.

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  • Les sentiments du Prince Charles
    Les sentiments du Prince Charles (poster, zvg)
    27 Mar 2020
    Adapted from the original graphic novel by Swedish cartoonist Liv Strömquist, “Les sentiments du Prince Charles” is a humorous and historical examination of romantic love as a social phenomenon.
  • Notes Polaires
    Notes Polaires (photo @ https://adem.ch)
    27 Feb 2020
    Music from Sweden, Finland and Norway is presented by the Ateliers d'ethnomusicologie - ADEM during their winter festival “Notes Polaires”.
  • Bror Gunnar Jansson (photo: Julien Bourgeois)
    Bror Gunnar Jansson (photo: Julien Bourgeois)
    14 Feb 2020
    Jansson sits somewhere between Tom Waits and the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, but alone on stage, with his guitars, amplifiers and drums. It’s pure nordic noir and it sounds earthy and that’s rather appropriate, since he’ll perform in Meinier/ Geneva after an aperitif of local produce.

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