Perth – Going Green, implications for the Mining Industry with Professor Göran Roos

New extended network opportunities via SACC and the Australian Business Council of Sweden

Presenting the new Ambassador of Sweden to Australia HE Henrik Cederin

Ambassador Henrik Cederin
Photo: Kristian Pohl

HE Mr Henrik Cederin joined the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs in 1991 and has held postings at the Embassies of Sweden in Seoul, Tel Aviv and Tokyo, as well as in the Permanent Representation of Sweden to the European Union in Brussels. Prior to taking up his position as Sweden’s ambassador to Australia in 2019, Mr Cederin served for four years as Sweden’s ambassador to Zambia. 2010-2015 Mr Cederin served as Director and Deputy Head of the Department for Asia and the Pacific Region at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Stockholm.

Henrik Cederin also has a background in management consulting and corporate communications, having worked for two leading Swedish consultancies. Henrik Cederin has a degree in Business Administration from the Stockholm School of Economics (1988), went through the United Nations Disarmament Fellowship Programme (1992) and has served on the board of the European Institute of Japanese Studies at the Stockholm School of Economics (2011-2015). Henrik Cederin is born 1963 and is married with one child.

The Embassy

The Embassy of Sweden in Australia’s mission is to represent Sweden and the Swedish government in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Samoa, Tuvalu, Vanuatu and Tonga.

Trade and business related issues as well as consular service to Swedish citizens living or travelling in the region are prioritised tasks for the embassy. For support, we also have 16 honorary consulates within the embassy’s geographic area.

The consulates are located in:

Australia: Adelaide (vacant), Brisbane, Cairns, Darwin, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney

New Zealand: Auckland and Wellington

Pacific: Fiji Suva, Papua New Guinea Port Moresby, Solomon Islands Honiara, Samoa Apia, Tonga Nuku’alofa and Vanuatu Port Vila

NEW SMALL BUSINESS MEMBER – 100 Point Challenge

The 100 Point Challenge was founded by two Australians, Dan Paech and Anna Millan, who currently live in Sweden. The company started in Stockholm in 2016 and has since expanded to Gothenburg, Amsterdam, Copenhagen and Sydney. The company is now 21 people globally, and has organised team building events for many of the best known companies in the world, including the likes of Google, IKEA, Spotify and Booking.com. On 5 December we are organising a launch event for 100 Point Challenge game, race and quiz in Sydney. This unique city discovery game involves team problem solving, navigation, and creativity. We will be playing “Bushranger’s Bash”, which is designed for locals, with a focus on The Rocks and Circular Quay area. After the game we’ll gather at a CBD bar to find out who won the game, and for a well-deserved drink. More event details to come. https://www.100pointchallenge.com/

NEW PREMIUM MEMBER – AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines, primarily for the treatment of diseases in three therapy areas – Oncology, Cardiovascular, Renal & Metabolism and Respiratory. The Company also is selectively active in the areas of autoimmunity, neuroscience and infection. AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and its innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide. For more information, please visit www.astrazeneca.com and www.astrazeneca.com.au

Embassy of Sweden in Canberra received and an award for Best Promotion Project 2019 by the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs

The Embassy in Canberra has been awarded the Promotion Project Prize 2019 by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs for our two important exhibitions on Raoul Wallenberg and Daniel Solander. Special thank you to everyone being part of these cultural promotion projects.

See link for more information: https://www.swedenabroad.se/sv/utlandsmyndigheter/australien-canberra/aktuellt/nyheter/ambassaden-canberra-får-pris-för-årets-främjarprojekt/