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22 Jun 2020

Embassy open to limited consular services by appointment only

Due to COVID-19, the Embassy is implementing a number of actions to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus and to ensure the health and safety of our colleagues and our community. We follow the guidelines and recommendations from local authorities and will gradually open as the District of Columbia Government move into the different phases of reopening. Phase Two (out of three) began on June 22. In phase Two, the Embassy will remain in a modified telework arrangement, offering limited consular services by appointment only. Phone hours are: Monday-Friday 10 am - 2 pm, 202-467-2600.

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25 Jun 2020

Amendment of temporary entry ban to the EU via Sweden due to COVID-19

On 25 June the Government decided to extend the temporary entry ban to the EU via Sweden until 7 July 2020. On June 4 the Government adopted certain amendments clarifying the ban. The aim of the entry ban is, as previously, to mitigate the effects of the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and reduce the outbreak of COVID-19. 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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  • 27 Jan 2020
    Guerrilla Craft Festival, The Textile Museum and Embassy of Sweden together with Betsy Greer, crafter, writer, speaker, and creator of the term “Craftivism” in 2003, will host an evening discussion about how crafts can make an impact between people and communities.
  • 11 Jan 2020
    The photo exhibition portraits 45 fathers who belong to the relatively small percentage of fathers in Sweden who choose to stay at home with their children for at least six months. Swedish photographer Johan Bävman examines why these fathers have chosen to stay at home with their children and how their relationship with their partners and their children has changed as a result. The exhibition aims to show the effects of gender equality on parenting, both for an individual and for society.
  • 11 Jan 2020
    According to the UN, 2.5 billion people are expected to live in cities by 2050. This require cities to find new ways to handle the increased demands on natural resources, housing and infrastructure. The Global Goals for Sustainable Development, Agenda 2030, adopted by all UN member states in 2015, call for urgent action.

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