Webinar Living & Renting in the Amsterdam Area
Want to know more about housing in Amsterdam? Join free Webinar about Living & Renting in the Amsterdam area by Swe-Cham partner InAmsterdam on Oct 22 Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 4 PM. Your guide to living & renting in the Amsterdam Area Finding a perfect place to live and arranging a rental contract are essential parts of your move to the Amsterdam Area, however, it can also leave you scratching your head as there are so many things to consider. During this special housing webinar for international newcomers, our expert partners and speakers will share valuable insights into housing issues that will set you on the right path.
ProgrammeDate: Thursday, 22 October 2020 Time: 16:00-17:00 Location: Online via Zoom Presentation topics include:
- What international newcomers really need to know
- Rules and regulations protecting tenants' rights in the Netherlands
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Swedish online cooking workshops by Northern Delight!
Why not join a Swedish cooking workshop and learn how to make the famous Swedish Smörgåstårta by yourself or surprise your family with homemade sweets and cookies for the December holidays! Join the online workshops by Swe-Cham member Ingrid Geel Nilsson at Nordic Delights! Zondag 25 oktober, 2020 om 13.00 uur - Zweedse keuken hartig - SMÖRGÅSTÅRTA Zondag 29 november, 2020 om 13.00 uur - Zweedse keuken zoet - thema ADVENT Tijdens de eerste kookworkshop maken we de meest geliefde variant van de smörgåstårta; de vistaart. Deze broodtaart vullen wij met warmgerookte zalm, een mierikswortelspread, tonijnsalade en een augurkenspread. De taart wordt gegarneerd met gerookte zalm, eieren, dille en viskuit! Op de eerste zondag in Advent, 29 november, maken we saffraankoffiebroodjes, pepparkakor en glögg! Om alvast in kerstsfeer te komen :-) Klik op de links voor meer informatie. WELKOM!
Congratulations Business Sweden
Swedish Chamber of Commerce congratulates our member and Team Sweden partner Business Sweden with the "Best use of partnership" by WTPO 2020. And the winner is… Business Sweden! We are extremely proud and honoured to have won the WTPO Awards 2020 competing against six formidable trade promotion organisations shortlisted in the category “Best use of a partnership”. Ylva Berg, CEO, Business Sweden comments: “Winning this award means a great deal to us and proves that our emphasis on a collaborative mindset is not only key to solving shared global problems, but also winning sizeable contracts in infrastructure where SMEs and large companies can benefit by combining their strengths.” “I want to congratulate all our hard-working teams at Business Sweden, particularly in the HPO programme, as well as the other contestants for being shortlisted in this category.” The WTPO (World Trade Promotion Organizations) Awards recognise excellence in export development initiatives and are presented biennually by . The 2020 winners in three categories were announced today by a jury comprised of the Qatar Development Bank, the Ghana Export Promotion Authority, Business France and the Nigerian Export Promotion Council.
Meet the Mentor!
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce is very proud to present Maja Markovic, Finance & Business Transformation Leader as Mentor at the Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Young Professionals Mentorship Program 2020-2021. Please visit our event page for more information.
KPN Netherlands selects Ericsson 5G Core
- Ericsson standalone 5G Core technology will provide KPN with a faster, more reliable and secure core network
- Ericsson dual-mode 5G Core will enable KPN to develop new 5G use cases towards existing and emerging consumer and enterprise markets
- Implementation expected to get underway later in 2020
Sweden to ramp up military spending by 40 percent
'An armed attack on Sweden cannot be ruled out,' said Swedish Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist as he presented the country's future military strategy. Sweden said Thursday it would boost military spending by 40 percent over the next four years as it seeks to ramp up defence capabilities in the face of European tensions. An extra 27 billion Swedish kronor ($3 billion, 2.6 billion euros) will be added to the country's defence budget from 2021 to 2025, Hultqvist told a press conference. That increase represents a 40 percent bump to the country's military spending. The need for a strengthened defence comes as a result of heightened tensions in Europe, the government said in a statement, citing "Russian aggression in Georgia and Ukraine". Sweden had already upped its defence budget between 2014 and 2020, bringing the total increase from 2014 to 2025 to 85 percent. "This is the largest percentual increase in military spending since the 1950s," Hultqvist said. The proposed spending rise, which needs to be approved by parliament, would target all branches of the military and would see the number of staffed personnel grow to 90,000 from 60,000 today, the government said. Swedish Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist. Photo: Jessica Gow/TT
Meet the Mentor!
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce is very proud to present Ruth de Jager, Country Manager Storytel NL B.V. as Mentor to the Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Young Professionals Mentorship Program 2020-2021.
Meet the Mentor!
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce is very proud to present Sam Mirson, General Manager Benelux at Quinyx as Mentor to the Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Young Professionals Mentorship Program 2020-2021.