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General Assembly 2019, Russia

Five Swedish ex-PYs from four different batches (SWY4, SWY10, SWY23 and GLDP1 SWY26) participated in the GA in Russia in September 2019. Around 120 participants from 20 countries gathered in Moscow for a few days to learn more about Russia. Among other things, the participants had a guided tour in Kremlin, an unique walking tour […]

Camp SWY great success with 11 nations and 14 batches attending the reunion

After more than a year of preparations, planning and organising – the international SWY reunion “Camp SWY” took place in Sweden between 6th and 11th of August 2019. Despite this being an independent, unofficial reunion based on volunteer efforts, Camp SWY gathered as many as 35 ex-participating youth from 11 different nations worldwide and 14 […]

Applications to Ship for World Youth Leaders ~MEIJI 150th~ now open

Finally it is official! Sweden is invited to the Ship for World Youth Leaders ~MEIJI 150th~ in 2019. It is the sixth time since 1988 that Sweden will send a delegation to one of the worlds most prestigeous cultural exchange and leadership programmes. Will you be on board in January 2019? The program is the 31st […]

Camp SWY will take place 6-11th of August 2018

Camp SWY will take place. A day after deadline we had a total of 33 registered participants from 14 different countries worldwide. We are vey much looking forward to hosting such a diverse group of our SWY-family in Sweden. Now we urge all remaining participants to swiftly transfer their fee in order for us to […]

MARCH 2018 – Official Japanese Week on campus in Umeå featured SWY-information

On February the 27th SWYAA Sweden’s representative had the immence pleasure of opening the Japanese Week on Campus at Umeå universitet with a joint lunch talk on Swedish-Japanese relations in collaboration with Association for International Affairs (Utrikespolitiska föreningen) in Umeå. Edward Fleetwood from from the Sweden-Japan foundation introduced with the history and overview of diplomatic and business relations. […]

FEBRUARY 2018 – SWYAA at official Opening Concert of the 150-anniversary year

The year of 2018 marks the 150th anniversary of the establishments of diplomatic relations between Japan and Sweden in 1868. This is being celebrated through a wide range of activities both in Japan and Sweden throughout the year. Short after the new year, a selected number of alumni members were fortunate to receive a personal […]