New publication about Gender Equality in public services in Sweden
September 16, 2007 5:51 PM
The Swedish government committee, JämStöd (Gender Mainstreaming Support), has spent two years working under a government mandate to provide informa-tion about gender mainstreaming and to develop practical methods and models for mainstreaming gender into central government activities. THIS BOOK PRESENTS the insights and conclusions arrived by the committee in the course of its work.
WOMENTOR - 30 leading Swedish IT & Telecom companies mentoring program shows promising results
August 11, 2007 12:41 PM
In Sweden there is general agreement about the fact that if Sweden is to retain her leading position in the iT & Telecom branch than both men and women have to be involved in developing new products and services.In reality, however, the figures are not so positive: only 18% of the new students enrolled at universities autumn 2007 are girls, 6% of the IT companies in Sweden are led by women CEOs and 9% och the Board members are women.
Floods in Mölndal
December 15, 2006 11:00 AM
Photo: Bettina Braesch Andersen
Until recently there was no compelling evidence to support the climate-alarmist claim in Sweden that global warming leads to more frequent and severe flooding. The traditional Xmas scenery, is however this year distroyed in
New Swedish Gender Mainstreaming Manual
September 16, 2007 6:10 PM
Working with gender mainstreaming is a groundbreaking task that represents one of the most important challenges facing the public sector. If we are to challenge and change an activity or operation, we need working models and methods that help us achieve our aims.
We hope that this book will inspire both those of you who are keen to get started and those who wish to take further steps towards equality in public services - for both women and men.
The European Microfinance Network now also in Sweden
September 15, 2007 9:34 AM
After many years of negotiations and networking the European Microfinance Network will be also established in Sweden, in Södermanland county to support women's entrepreneurship. The start-up in Sweden is a result of the steadfast work of NEEM - Network for Entrepreneurs from Ethnic Minorities and Joyce Kimwaga Lundin, the Chairwoman of NEEMThe decision was taken in connections with the visit of Mr.
Sweden in the Creative Age
June 30, 2007 10:56 AM
This report extends the concepts and indicators introduced in The Rise of the Creative Class and in Europe in the Creative Age to the Swedish regional context. It analyses Swedish regions and cities’ competitiveness in the new Creative Economy by building indicators that capture their performances on the dimensions of Talent, Technology and Tolerance - the “3Ts” of economic development.
Nyhetsbrev December 2006
December 15, 2006 3:27 AM
År 2006 har varit ett ödesår för resurscentra i Sverige och Europa. Läs om årets viktigaste händelser, bl.