As world leaders meet at the #UNGA , listen to Nkosi from Zimbabwe, Mitzi from the Philippines, Tahsin from Bangladesh and @GretaThunberg from Sweden calling for urgent climate action. The climate crisis is a child rights crisis.
In 1964 chemist Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin became the first British woman to win a Nobel prize, winning the Chemistry Prize. The Illustrated London News, 19 Dec 1964, shows her receiving the award from the King of Sweden#SixtiesSeptember #WomenInHistory
Sweden's donation to the Global Trust Fund will finance training and other capacity-building activities for government officials to help them better understand and implement WTO agreements and to enhance their trade negotiating skills. @SwedenGeneva
Sweden's Vattenfall raises emission targets, eyes 2040 net zero goal
Lapid speaks with Sweden FM, renewing high-level contacts after 7 years
New parents in Sweden are guaranteed: - 480 days of paid leave - 80% of normal wages during that time New parents in the U.S. are guaranteed: - 0 days of paid leave - $0 of your wages during any time off How does that make sense in the richest country on earth?
Developed nations with the best healthcare, family leave, vacation & retirement benefits: 1. Denmark 2. The Netherlands 3. Finland 4. Sweden 5. Switzerland 6. Norway 7. Germany 8. UK 9. Canada 10. Japan 30. United States - Dead last We must end this international embarrassment