Did you know that you can’t buy beverages with more than 3.5 % alcohol in a regular supermarket anywhere in Sweden? In fact you won’t be able to buy alcohol in any other store either, except for Systembolaget (or ”Systemet”, as Swedes often call it). Systembolaget Let me tell you a little bit about SystembolagetContinue reading “Buying alcohol in Sweden”
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In Sweden it’s quite common for women and men to split there parental leave duties. Something that is possible thanks to a generous policy. This particular policy was extended in 1974 by the Swedish government, and enables both parents to benefit from it, by splitting the parental leave equally. Since the stay-at-home-dads quite often engageContinue reading “Parental leave”
Cancelled events due to covid-19
Cancelled and/or postponed events due to covid-19. Can you get your money back?
Former politician, diplomat and Secretary-General of the United Nations, Jan Eliasson was born in 1940 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Jan was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs by the Swedish government in 2006, and worked as Vice President of the United Nations General Assembly between 2012-2016. In the early eighties Eliasson worked as advisor in the war betweenContinue reading “Jan Eliasson”
Various authorities are included when referring to The State and economy of Sweden. Within the Swedish state there are four main divisions (the head of state, the government, the parliament and the courts) and four main constitutions (the governmental constitution, the order of succession, the freedom of speech and the regulation of press). The HeadContinue reading “The economy”