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Smart Societies – Creative & Inclusive

11 May 2019

Creative urban spaces are vital for growth, innovation, and inclusion. Culture and creativity contribute to the welfare and well-being of any country. Sustainability, gender equality, entrepreneurship, innovation and social cohesion are vital components in how we build our societies. Sweden is an innovative, globally competitive country and Swedes are considered early adopters of new ideas and technology.

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  • 24 Oct 2018
    Digital innovation is re-writing the rules of our economy and society. It calls for a new set of global public policies to facilitate these technological advances as well as safeguarding the rights of the consumer/public. To successfully navigate this rapidly-evolving, ever more complicated, transnational policy arena requires unprecedented international cooperation and cross-sector collaboration.
  • 13 Oct 2018
    A major exhibition of Nordic art spanning nearly 200 years and presenting 53 artists from Denmark, Iceland, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, as well as the self-governing islands of Åland, Faroe, and Greenland will be on view at Phillips Collection in Washington, DC from October 13-January 13, 2019.
  • 05 Oct 2018
    A multi-cultural film series, showcases an eclectic selection of cinematic works by and about women. Now more than ever, the importance of gender-balanced perspectives and parity in representation is clear. Stories of Women gives voice to vital and diverse female viewpoints through dramatic features, documentaries and shorts.
  • 30 Sep 2018
    The popular Swedish film series 'Sweden on the Screen' continues on select Sundays at 3 PM at House of Sweden. The screenings are free but registration to attend is recommended. English subtitles.

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