On August 22nd, Svenskar i Världen will be arranging the 6th edition of Utlandssvenskarnas Parlaement (Parliament of Swedish Foreigners). Svenskar i Världen is an independent non-profit organization, founded in 1938, engaged with promoting and advocating for the rights of Swedish citizens abroad. This is done primarily through covering, informing and influencing on behalf of their interests. Utlandssvenskarnas Parlament is a well-established, democratic platform designed to highlight the important societal role of Swedish citizens living abroad as well to decide on resolutions for their behalf.
Moreover, the prestigious award Årets Svensk i Världen 2017 will be handed out during the lunch on the annual meeting at Grand Hôtel, Stockholm on August 23rd. This year the prize will be handed to Pia Sundhage – one of Sweden’s most beloved and recognized sport-personalities.
The event is open for everyone, however members of Svenskar i Världen will get a discounted price – please see the invitation for more details: Inbjudan UP och ÅSV. In case you cannot be present during the day the event will be livestreamed. Please find tickets here.