Honorary Consul General, Astrid Marklund was invited to The Greater Houston Partnership to present “Doing Business with Sweden” for their members. They have a program “Coffee with the Consuls”. Jonas Dahlström was together with Patrik Swahn, General Manager Stena Bulk in Houston invited to sit in the panel and had a very interesting panel discussion after Astrids presentation. This is a very good opportunity to market Sweden and the possibilities for other organizations to do business with Sweden.
Russ Capper, GHP Astrid Marklund, Hon. Consul General Jonas Dahlström, Nynäs Patrik Svahn, Stena Bulk
On June 6, 2015 The Consulate General of Sweden, The Swedish Club of Houston, The Swedish American Chamber of Commerce, SWEA, and friends all came together to celebrate Sweden’s National Day on June 6th. A true celebration, with authentic Swedish foods, games, and music. Continue reading →
On March 7th, 2014, The Swedish Consulate General of Houston and SACC-Houston cordially invite you to a luncheon with Björn Lyrvall – the Swedish Ambassador to the U.S. at The Federal Reserve Bank, Houston Branch.
Björn Lyrvall – the Swedish Ambassador to the U.S.
At The Federal Reserve Bank, Houston Branch
Björn Lyrvall is Ambassador of Sweden to the United States as from September 2013. From 2007 until taking up his current position, Ambassador Lyrvall was Director General for Political Affairs at Sweden’s Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Stockholm. From 2002 to 2007, Ambassador Lyrvall was posted at Sweden’s Permanent Representation to the European Union in Brussels, first as Sweden’s delegate to the enlargement negotiations (2002-2003), and then as Sweden’s Ambassador to the EU Political and Security Committee (2003-2007). Ambassador Lyrvall has also been working as Special Advisor to Sweden’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Carl Bildt, in his role as EU negotiator and International High Representative in Bosnia and Hercegovina (1995-1997), as well as United Nations Special Envoy on the Balkans in 1999.
Date: Friday March 7, 2014
Time: 11.15 am – 11.45 am (Security Check & Registration)
11.45 am – 1.30 pm (Luncheon)
Be sure to arrive on time for security & registration!
Where: The Federal Reserve Bank Houston Branch, Conference Center
1801 Allen Parkway
Houston, Texas, 770019
Cost: $40 including a three course lunch
RSVP: By Tuesday March 4th. To register, click here