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SI Alumni Forum in Indonesia – Food entrepreneurship

It was a bright Saturday morning on the 21st of November, 2015, when we began arriving at the Swedish Residence in Jakarta. It was only 8.30 am, but the organizing committee was already there, as well as other participants who come from as far as Aceh and Makassar. Smiles were stretched, handshakes exchanged, name tags on – it’s time for the first Swedish Institute Alumni Forum 2015 in Indonesia!

The Swedish Institute Alumni Forum (SIAF) is a new initiative from SI to maintain and strengthen its alumni network. A pilot project for 2015, this forum is held in three selected countries: Indonesia, Belarus, and Uganda. The Swedish Institute fully sponsored this event, allowing alumni from other cities (and other islands!) to come and participate as well. It was such a privilege for us, Alumni Swedia, to be hosting this forum in collaboration with the Swedish Embassy in Jakarta.

Attended by about 60 alumni, the day’s schedule is packed with 3 different sessions, all of which aimed to provide alumni with aspiration and inspiration on how entrepreneurship – using our best skills, passion, and network – can create a better Indonesia. Moreover, we have chosen food entrepreneurship as our sub-theme because food unites people and it can open doors to countless opportunities, whether or not you are in the food industry.

 

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Invitation to the first Swedish/Albanian alumni event in Tirana, May 28, 2015.

Please find below an invitation from the Embassy of Sweden in Tirana to the first Swedish/Albanian alumni event on 28 May.

Hej/ Përshëndetje!

The Embassy of Sweden in Tirana, in collaboration with the Swedish Institute (SI), has the pleasure to invite you to the first ever Swedish/Albanian alumni event, Thursday May 28, 2015.

Join us at Dajti Mountain in Tirana, where we will meet for an evening of activities, networking and a lot of tasty food.

The alumni event will bring together people in different ages, from different cities around Albania, with one thing in common; everybody has been studying in Sweden at some point in their lives. This evening could be a golden opportunity to meet each other, exchange experience, talk about old times and plan for new events and activities.

We are looking forward to meeting you all!

Agenda

17.30 – Departure by bus to Dajti Mountain from Rogner Hotel (close to Mother Theresa Square), Tirana

18.30 – Swedish quiz walk

19.00 – Price ceremony

19.15 – Dinner at Balkoni Dajtit restaurant

20.45 – Departure back to Tirana

 

Please RVSP before 25 May by e-mail to Dennis Rubing.

Kindest Regards,

The Embassy of Sweden in Tirana

 

Invitation: round-table and Skype webinar on “Security in modern society”, Kharkiv, 15 December 2014

Please find below an invitation from SI alumni  team in Ukraine to a round-table and webinar on “Multiple aspects of problems of safety in the modern society: global, regional and local levels”, which will be held 15 December 2014 at Kharkiv National University of Radio Electronics. 

Photo: Susanne Walström/imagebank.sweden.se

Dear Colleagues! We are inviting you to participate in the webinar “Multi aspects of problems of safety in the modern society: global, regional and local levels”, which will be held 15 December 2014 at Kharkiv National University of Radio Electronics for development of Ukrainian-Swedish scientific, cultural and business contacts and search partners for joint international projects.

The webinar will be organized as part of a seminar on global and local security issues. The seminar and webinar are organized by Alumni of the Swedish Institute (SI), a number of research, educational and social organizations of Kharkiv (Ukraine) with the support of the Swedish Institute (Stockholm, Sweden). Read more » >>

Invitation – Alumni Networking Event in Ho Chi Minh City

Sweden Alumni in Vietnam – Welcome to an Alumni Networking Event on 14 November in HCM-city in Vietnam. The Alumni Event is arranged during the Innovative Sweden Exhibition.

During the event there will be an inspirational speech held by Ulf Larsson from the Nobel museum in Stockholm, you will get a private walkthrough of our Innovative Sweden exhibition, the Swedish astronaut Christer Fuglesang will come to talk to you and we will provide finger food and time for mingle afterwards. You will also be given a surprise gift with a Swedish touch. Read more » >>

Invitation: Gender Rights and Opportunities in Minsk, 13 November

Please find below an invitation from SI Alumni Liudmila Fakeyeva, Maryna Barouka and Alena Shushkova to a seminar Gender Rights and Opportunities which will be held on November 13, 2014 in the Belarusian State University.

Dear Swedish Institute Alumni and Scholarship Holders,

As part of the series of SI alumni events in Minsk, we are holding a seminar Gender Rights and Opportunities on November 13, 2014 in the Belarusian State University.

The seminar provides a good opportunity for Swedish Institute alumni, students, NGOs and interested partners to get acquainted with best practices of implementing principles of gender equality and its benefits. 

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