Atlanta 091499

Description: Sweden in a new business environment Thank you for this opportunity to share with you some thoughts on Sweden today, provide some perspectives on recent developments in my country, and at the same time, introduce myself—given that I am a newcomer to the US. As some of you may know, I am a newcomer also to the Foreign Service, and I will in advance pray for forgiveness for my shortcomings in this area. Although I have lived and worked in Sweden my entire life, I have also represented my country in a variety of international arenas: I was for example member of the G10 deputies to...

Swedish Inventors

Description: Introduction at University of Texas at Austin I am honored to inagurate this seminar on an interesting subject. Swedish inventors and inventions. I just want to stress one point, which i find of special interest. The foremost Swedish inventors and inventions – from Linne to Losec – have always been created in an international environment. The inventors hve never been Gyro (Djaro) Gearloose – you know the loone genius in Donald Duck. No, they have always had international contacts, travled a lot. The knowledge of the outer world has always been surprisingly big. My own great...