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How do Scandinavians feel about a multicultural Scandinavia in the future?

NordenBladet –  Sweden was the first country to adopt an official policy of multiculturalism in Europe. In May 1975, a unanimous Swedish parliament passed an act on a new multiculturalist immigrant and ethnic minority policy put forward by the social

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Under current highest-level projections, almost one in three people in Sweden will be Muslim by 2050

NordenBladet – The report reveals a stark east-west divide, with the Muslim share of the populations in Germany, France, Austria and Belgium expected to be at least 18 per cent of the total populations by 2050 if high migration continues.

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20 THINGS to know before visiting or moving to Sweden

NordenBladet – Preparing yourself for Sweden may include understanding a few societal norms that are distinctly Swedish – some quite basic, others more subtle. When you’re invited home to a Swede, you’d better be on time and take your shoes

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IMPORTANT TIPS! How to survive in Swedish nature, How do you protect yourself from a bear attack? + 10 dos and don’ts

NordenBladet – It’s your first time in Sweden. You’ve decided to combine a few days in the capital with a hike in the forest. You’ve heard great things about the natural scenery and are excited to start exploring some of

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Swedish weather and nature – Seasons and climate

NordenBladet – Swedes love to talk about Swedish weather. Spring, summer, fall and winter each have their own unique personalities, and the seasons vary a lot from north to south. And in a country with long coastlines and deep forests,

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75 COMMON QUESTIONS with answers about Sweden

NordenBladet – What is the Sweden known for?, What is traditional Swedish food?, What is the climate like in Sweden?, Can I see Northern Lights from Stockholm?, How long does it take to become a citizen of Sweden?, What animals

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Messages of congratu­lations from the family

NordenBladet — Message of congratulations from The King and Queen to The Prince Couple. “We are extremely happy for Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia, and are delighted to have become grandparents again. We hope the new parents enjoy a

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Folke Bernadotte Academy (Folke Bernadotteakademin)

NordenBladet – The Folke Bernadotte Academy (FBA) (Swedish: Folke Bernadotteakademin) is the Swedish government agency for peace, security and development. FBA conducts training, research and method development in order to strengthen peacebuilding and statebuilding in conflict and post-conflict countries. The

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Swedish National Export Credits Guarantee Board (Exportkreditnämnden)

NordenBladet – Swedish National Export Credits Guarantee Board (Swedish: Exportkreditnämnden, EKN) is a Swedish government agency that answers to the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. The agency is located in Stockholm. Its aim is to promote Swedish exports by issuing guarantees,

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Swedish Market Court (Marknadsdomstolen)

NordenBladet – The Swedish Market Court (Swedish: Marknadsdomstolen) is a Swedish government agency that answers to the Ministry of Integration and Gender Equality. It is located in Stockholm. The Market Court is a specialized court that tries cases related to

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Prosecutor-General of Sweden (Riksåklagaren) + LIST of Prosecutor-Generals

NordenBladet – The Prosecutor-General of Sweden (Swedish: Riksåklagaren) is the department head for the Swedish Prosecution Authority responsible for the daily operations, the highest-ranked prosecutor in the country, and the only public prosecutor in the Supreme Court. The Office of

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Swedish Prison and Probation Service (Kriminalvården)

NordenBladet – Swedish Prison and Probation Service (Swedish: Kriminalvården) is a Government agency that is part of the Swedish judicial system, tasked with incarcerating suspects during pre-trial and trial and convicts after sentencing. The Main Office of the agency is

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Swedish Security Service (Säkerhetspolisen)

NordenBladet – The Swedish Security Service (Swedish: Säkerhetspolisen, abbreviated Säpo, until 1989 Rikspolisstyrelsens säkerhetsavdelning abbreviated RPS/Säk) is a Swedish government agency organised under the Ministry of Justice. It operates like a security agency responsible for counter-espionage, counter-terrorism, the protection of

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Swedish Police Authority (Polismyndigheten)

NordenBladet – The Swedish Police Authority (Swedish: Polismyndigheten) is the central administrative authority for the police in Sweden, responsible for law enforcement, general social order and public safety within the country. The agency is headed by the National Police Commissioner,

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Swedish National Courts Administration (Domstolsverket)

NordenBladet – The Swedish National Courts Administration (SNCA) (Swedish: Domstolsverket) is a Swedish administrative authority organized under the Ministry of Justice. It functions as a service organisation for the Swedish courts, including the general courts, the general administrative courts and

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Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention (Brottsförebyggande rådet)

NordenBladet – The Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention (Swedish: Brottsförebyggande rådet, abbreviated Brå) is a Swedish government agency organized under the Ministry of Justice, and acts as a center for research and development within the judicial system. Brå primarily

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