The purpose of the event, hosted by FAO, IUFRO and SLU – Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, was to raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests, and the theme this year was “Forests and sustainable production and consumption”
From desert to forest - Minister for Foreign Affairs saw the result
News: The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ann Linde, visited the Forest. It was during her time as the Minister for Trade that Sweden’s Expo journey began in 2017. Last time she was at the pavilion it was only desert.
Nordic piano concert for peace
News: A peace concert with piano music from the Nordic countries was held at the Swedish pavilion, as part of the “Nordic Piano Music Week” at Expo . “The special thing with visiting Expo 2020 Dubai is that we spread the Nordic music”, says the Swedish pianist John Nalan.
The Green Skeikh visited the pavilion
News: "The Green Sheikh" of the UAE, His Highness Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin Ali Al Nuaimi, entertained visitors at the Swedish pavilion with a talk as part of the series of speaking events during Water Week.
She will be representing UAE in the "Stockholm Junior Water Prize"
News: Mishal Faraz was the winner of Water Alliance Associatios "RE-NEW Our World Student Water Innovation Challenge 2022". On Thursday she presented her "The Water Bottle Project" at the Swedish pavilion.
Electrical boats invented in Sweden
News: The Water Week at the Swedish pavilion ha begun. A serious of events is taking place on the Co-creation stage. On Thursday Konrad Bergström, founder of X Shore, who makes hundred percent electrical boats.
Join the event on International Day of Forests
News: The International Day of Forests will be celebrated in the pavilion on March 21. In the video you will hear Fredrik Ingemarson, Moderator of the International Day of Forests, talk about some of the highlights.
Regional meeting for Swedish ambassadors
News: Swedish Ambassadors to the Middle East region had their regional meeting at the Swedish pavilion. It was an opportunity for them to meet but also visit their second countries pavilions.
Swedish cuisine - check out tutorials and innovations
News: What do you know about the traditional Swedish cuisine and the new innovative food technology? Find out in the videoclip.
Sweden invited Malaysia to talk about wooden construction
News: On Tuesday Staffan Schartner, Head of Construction, hosted the conference “Sustainable Forestry and Timber Construction” at the Swedish pavilion. Representatives from the Malaysian pavilion, amongst others, were invited to discuss and learn more about timber constructions and the benefits with wood.