Enjoying Chinese Cuisine in Mandarin Paradis in Stockholm

By Xuefei Chen Axelsson

STOCKHOLM, Feb. 20(Greenpost) – Mandarin Paradis Restaurant sits nearby with a walk of less than 20 minutes. Due to my summer job as an interpretor, I sometimes went to Mandarin Paradis with my customers. It tastes good! Thus, I like to have a visit now.

DSC_8178On a recent sunny day, I came over to Mandarin Paradis Restaurant. With the yellow words on red board, it was easy to recognize that it is a Chinese Restaurant.

DSC_8163As we entered the room, one can easily see the clean marble table with the reflection of flowers and apartments from outside.

DSC_8122Heng Yun Mei Shi or Mandarin Paradis Chinese Cuisine made of golden coating is written on the wall with a small happiness tie hanging in the middle.

DSC_8158However, on the other side of the wall, there are western sculptures and art works coexisting.

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It is like on this table, a Chinese and a Swedish sit by the same table happily.

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Mandarin Paradis is easy to recognize in this Swedish densely populated area. According to my understanding, Swedish city planning didn’t allow any restaurant to show more than the other but will all the businesses or restaurants compete fairly and have a harmonious city environment. However, something red and yellow is easily seen as a Chinese flavour.

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Zhou Minwei has lived in Sweden for 17 years and during this period of time he has opened three restaurants with one being managed by his wife and the other now by his sister. How can you keep your customers? In other words, what is your secret to make the best restaurant?

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“Our goal is not to make the best restaurant, but we shall make our best to manage our restaurant. We don’t make advertisement, but put the money into providing the best food we can.

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When the customer is satisfied, he will tell his friend and they will come here again. ”

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He said most customers are Swedish. Chinese customers only come in summer for a short period.

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“Most time, we have Swedish customers, otherwise, we can’t go on. But the Swedish cannot eat Chinese food all the time. It is the same as our Chinese cannot eat western food all the time. Therefore, we provide both western food and Chinese food. We have professional western cook. With both Chinese and Swedish food, we can meet the demand from our customers.”

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But in the evening, there will be typical Chinese food. People can order any dish they like, while for lunch it is buffet.

DSC_8128This is a good starter with black svamp and green saker. Black svamp is a good dish that cleans the intestent and stomach.

Zhou Weimin was born in Qingtian, Zhejiang Province, East China. He grew up in Hangzhou, capital of Zhejiang Province. After he graduated from college, he learnt to be a cook while working at normal time. He can cook Hangzhou cuisine which is famous in China.

DSC_8131 Dongpo Pork he cooked is an excellent dish. He often cuts it in an inch cubic form with meagre meat a little more than fatty meat. He imports these kind of pork from Germany. Swedish pork is a little bit fattier. He often stews the pork for four hours with small fire so that the fat is almost all coming out. Thus the pork he made is very delicious to taste and not of much fat.

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This is fried green beans which is neither too salty nor lack of salt, just lagom.

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This is fried prawn which is very crispy and can be eaten with the shells. One can gain calcium from it.

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This is fish cooked with sour cabbage. This tastes a little different from the one cooked in northern China, it is Hangzhou taste, Sweet sour, lagom salt, lagom taste!

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Biff stewed with all kinds of ingredients was cooled and then cut into pieces. Dim it with soy sauce, taste good but not fat.

These dishes look very much like typical home made dishes. When man taste them, they are typical Hangzhou cuisine. Without purposely appealing to Swedish taste, Zhou Minwei provides typical Chinese dishes. Swedish doesn’t need to fly to China to taste typical Chinese food, they can taste it here.

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“I think the best is to be honest and down to earth. In fact, Swedish people are also very diligent and sometimes, I feel my neighbour works even harder and longer time than me. We provide good Chinese dishes to them so that they can taste them themselves, gradually, they will be interested in Chinese cuisine and culture. This is also a sense of relief for ourselves. No matter where we go, we keep our Chinese traditional cuisine and culture. Good traditions from our ancestor should not be forgotten. Otherwise, no matter how much money you earn, it will not be considered successful!” said Zhou Minwei.

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Of Course, we should adapt to Swedish culture and society too, Zhou said proudly. “I have a capable and kind hearted wife and a daughter and a son. I have always encouraged my children to study Swedish culture and melt in Swedish society. Meanwhile, they should not forget their homeland and have a Chinese heart. ”

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Born in the 1960 talet, Zhou felt he belonged to the lucky generation seeing opening up of China and the great changes taking place in China. China’s living standards are improving day by day. On the other hand, he said we also belong to the generation which is a little bit proud and satisfied with their life may be because our childhood was too poor but we had a lot of free playing time and space, thus, we feel happy as long as we made some progress. We are not too ambitious, we are used to simple life, we like to be with the nature and are willing to keep good Chinese tradition.

瑞典小学生也在谈论川普

北欧绿色邮报网报道(记者陈雪霏)–今天是星期一,早上孩子睡到八点才起床。原来,学校考虑到小学生们还在长身体阶段,周末往往会玩儿过头,怕有星期一综合症,所以,就规定,平时作息时间是每天8点必须到学校。但是,星期一可以推迟一小时,9点到校。这样,孩子就不必急急忙忙起床,赶时间去上学了。

其实,稍微注意一下,也没问题,否则,孩子还是早醒,然后,玩儿电脑或手机,熬到8点半再去上学。但是,瑞典老师一般不主张孩子太累,尤其不主张孩子要努着在很小的年龄,就特别刻苦,怕到后来身体顶不住。

现在看来,星期一9点上学,小学生还是很高兴的。她们希望晚点去,早点回家玩儿。

话说川普今天又上了瑞典报纸每日新闻的头版头条,因为他在佛罗里达讲话中随意说,你看昨天发生在瑞典的事情(有多糟)。但是,到底在瑞典发生什么糟糕的事情了?他却没有细说,只是说,他从电视上看到的。

于是全世界的媒体都在问川普到底指的是什么?瑞典星期五晚上到底发生了什么?瑞典前外交大臣比尔特也在推特上发问。瑞典驻华盛顿大使问白宫发言人,到底川普指的是什么?回答不知道。

原来,川普说,你看在德国发生了什么,在瑞典发生了什么,在尼斯,在布鲁塞尔都发生了什么?笔者倒是觉得瑞典在2010年12月11日可是发生过一起恐怖袭击事件,不过幸运的是袭击者自己被炸死了。没有造成死亡。而欧洲其他国家的恐怖事件都死了不少人。但如果只说周五,瑞典人说什么都没有发生。周六大家都在看欧洲歌曲大赛本国预赛。

瑞典媒体想说的是,川普说话到底靠不靠普啊!怎能随意点名瑞典而不具体解释呢?

到了晚上,小学生放学回家看会儿电脑。吃晚饭的时候,突然说,我可不想去美国了。

为什么?因为美国有个叫川普的不靠谱总统。

他怎么了?举个例子,他哪里做得不合适?

我们同学吃中午饭的时候,纷纷议论,他前段时间把墨西哥移民都给遣返回墨西哥了,这很不好。

原来,这小学三年级的学生也在谈政治,而且还急于表态。记得前领事部主任的儿子13岁也是大谈特谈政治。看来瑞典学校的课堂上经常讨论时事政治,同学们多多少少都对重大事件有印象,有思考,有讨论。

不管对还是不对,小学生就是有自己的观点,觉得英国令人神往,所以就要去英国看一看。中国是姥姥家,自然也要去看一看。前不久,还嚷嚷要去美国,但是,就是因为同学们议论了川普的行为而决定不去美国了。

 

诗歌:秋夜的遐想

作者    韦元龙  (布依族)

我必须赶在太阳落山之前

赶在月亮没有爬上高高的峰巅

走近你

走近那片熟悉的草园

在我茫然无度的时候

想你   静静地想你

就是一种幸福的依念

 

曾经记起很多光阴

都付与流水与落叶

曾经记起很多名字

面孔都消逝在大脑的边沿

曾经几次梦中叨念过你

你却在晚霞的勾勒中款款而现

我们就这样相逢了

邂逅是命运唯一的偶然

 

不必说朝霞暗示希望

不必说旭日是青春的力量

牵着你的手以后

我就必须恪守一份刚强

恪守昼夜交替时分的太阳和月亮

 

我必须赶在太阳落山之前

与你一起温抚月亮的脸

月圆    是我们的爱恋

月缺    是我们的思念

 

 

散文:中国煤都遐想 ——— 萍水相逢意境抒怀

董雪昌     (文 /  图)

美不美故乡水,亲不亲自家人。然而,赣南幸遇萍水相逢又是另外一种令人难以忘怀的印记。

webwxgetmsgimg-1  江西萍水河由西向东围绕着萍乡这座有名而又美丽的城市缓缓地流淌。她之所以有名就是因为早在一百多年前这里的地下 埋藏着丰富的煤矿资源,这里就有一座由英国人开发的安源煤矿;她之所以有名就是因为中国早期共产党人毛泽东刘少奇李立三曾经先后来到安源煤矿给工人办夜校办工会,鼓动他们起来和矿主进行斗争;她之所以有名是因为毛泽东在这里组织了以萍矿工人为主的著名的秋收起义并带领他们走上了井冈山,创造了中国第一支工农红军,创建了第一个中国革命根据地,由弱变强,由小变大,最后夺取了全国胜利,建立了新中国。
所以,如果你在外人面前提萍乡,没有多少人知道。如果你提安源,很多人都知道。因为安源煤矿工人大罢工,秋收起义已经深深地印在中国人的脑海里。可以说,没有安源就没有井岗山;没有井岗山,就没有二万五千里长征;没有二万五千里长征就没有延安……中国革命就这样一步一步走向了胜利,走上了今天的辉煌。
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我虽然不是在萍乡出生,但这块土地却养育了我的父母,所以,这里也是我的故乡,每年读书放暑假,父母亲就会把我们扔到火车上,让我们自己回到萍乡,所以在萍乡的大街小巷也流下了我们的足迹。小时候的萍水河清澈见底,水草飘拂,鱼儿游走,我们时不时的下河游泳,捕鱼抓虾摸螺,度过那幸福的童年的时光。特别是在外婆家—长潭的百里下的一个依山傍水的小村庄里度过了一段又一段幸福的童年时光。那时,我们经常跟着小舅舅上山砍柴,有时还比赛看谁砍得多挑得多,看谁先到家;或者到田间地头割猪草,到地里偷草籽;有时候晚上嘴馋了,就跟着小舅舅跑到田埂上偷一篮子豆子,回来后拿水一煮,洒点盐,吃起来,美极了;要不然到田里去摸田螺,细心地把肉挑出来,自己还舍不得吃拿到集市上去卖二个钱,然后同舅舅表弟一帮人到馆子里大吃一顿。当时农村的生活虽然平淡而艰苦,但是一到晩上,大家吃完饭就聚集在村里的草坪,有老人讲鬼故事,有人争论问题,特别是我的三舅总会同我抬杠抬得脸红脖子粗,讨论现在我也不记得的那些问题;当然让我感到浪漫的是四舅和他的另一位好友在同村里的两位美女谈恋爱的那段恋情。四舅当兵任文书复员,写得一手好字,风华正茂;他好友,高挑的身材,靓仔一个;两位美女,一个是我叔伯的小姨,一个是队长的女儿,二十年仿,都是村里数一数二的少年美女。每当夜幕降临,他们就在草坪里拉二胡弹琴,吹拉弹唱,我们常常托着下巴沉静在那悠扬的音乐之中;他们或者手牵着手,漫步在月光下,漫步在田野间,漫步在小溪边……。虽然,由于某些原因,他们最后的恋情都无疾而终。但是,那时候我觉得农村的生活比城市里的生活更丰富多彩。
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以后,我长大就业,为生存而奔波就很少回故乡了。这次,回来考驾照,乘此机会到街上逛逛,去乡下走走,看到了家乡的变化,感到非常的欣慰。耸立的秋收起义纪念碑,记载着那段远去的历史;灯火辉煌的萍水河,宽敞的怀城公路,错落有致的楼宇馆所,正在兴建的开发区,记载着这座城市的兴起;落日的余辉,洒落在河面上,洒落在树林里,洒落在村庄里,一切都是那么的宁静而又美丽,记载着萍乡人的美好生活。我在城市里和亲朋好友举杯畅饮,回忆过去的点点滴滴,畅谈别后的变迁,百感交集。我又顺着向湘江向东流去的萍水河沿着那条我曾经走过无数次的小路向长潭向百里下进发,去拜见我的最亲最亲的人—我外婆家的人。
 多美的落日,多美的河水,多美的村庄,多像沈从文所描写的边城渡口,我曾经在这里劈波斩浪,我曾经在这里捕鱼摸螺,我曾经在这里随心所欲……。
 再见了,我可爱的亲人!再见了,我可爱的故乡!我还会回来看您们的。因为,我还在前行,还在努力,那就是故乡所给我的力量。




中国国酒茅台北欧品鉴会在斯德哥尔摩举行

北欧中华网北欧绿色邮报网联合报道(记者陈雪霏)– 欢乐春节,金鸡报春,茅台送福,在农历鸡年正月的2017年2月17日,中国茅台酒北欧品鉴会在斯德哥尔摩庄重举行,标志着国酒茅台正式进军瑞典。

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瑞典华人总会执行会长叶沛群,瑞典华人工商联合会会长王建荣,瑞典纳卡市华人议员刘芳,中国国航斯德哥尔摩营业部朱津川总经理和中国电信瑞典区首席代表姜勇,拥有十五家餐厅的瑞典餐饮业老总尼尔,瑞典品酒俱乐部会员米克以及瑞典4大银行之一Nordea高管经济学家里斯托等嘉宾出席了品酒会。

DSC_8231据介绍,茅台酒产于中国生态环境最好的贵州,源自于汉朝,堪称世界上最为复杂的工艺,从投料到出厂,要经过30道工序,165个工艺环节,至少历时5年,是在全世界酒类产品中,有着极为严格的酿造标准。从制造到包装需要三年,然后再储藏两年。

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本次介绍的53度飞天白酒属于酱香型白酒,可谓空杯留香。喝白酒,一天不能超过190毫升。其讲究程度堪比西方的高档葡萄酒,重在品味。

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瑞典华人议员刘芳在开幕式上对茅台酒来到瑞典表示祝贺并借此机会邀请茅台酒与正在筹划的今年十月份的中瑞商业峰会合作。

茅台酒第一次走向世界是在1915年在旧金山巴拿马万国博览会上亮相。今天,茅台酒终于来到了瑞典。

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茅台酒北欧总代理APC贸易公司经理陈微玮说,这是国酒茅台首次正式亮相北欧,亮相瑞典。“我们的主题是欢乐春节,金鸡报春,茅台送福。2016年APC公司通过努力获得了瑞典高度酒的销售许可证,有机会和中国茅台股份有限公司合作,把中国的茅台酒文化介绍到北欧。2017年我们会更加努力创造佳绩。目前在北欧各大首都拥有酒牌的中餐馆都有销售。”

DSC_8247瑞典Nordea高管经济学家里斯托也在开幕式发表讲话说,早知道茅台酒是中国最好的酒,能来到瑞典感到非常高兴。

DSC_8272随后,与会者品尝了一点茅台酒,然后再品尝西餐配茅台,纷纷称赞茅台的味道。

DSC_8357瑞典华人工商联合会会长王建荣对茅台酒落户瑞典表示祝贺。

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人们品尝西餐配茅台的味道。

欧洲中国酒文化协会的鲁塞佛说,他很愿意看到茅台能来瑞典。而且他希望能有更多普通人能负担得起的中国酒进入瑞典。因为瑞典人爱喝酒,但不像中国人那样爱干杯,而是细细品味,自斟自饮,如果能有更多种类,那是他希望能看到的。

包括部分旅游界的同仁大约50多人出席了本次茅台酒北欧品酒会活动。

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瑞典尖端娱乐影视公司买回两部女性电影

北欧绿色邮报网报道(记者陈雪霏)–瑞典不愧为女权主义的国家。瑞典的外交政策也叫女权主义外交政策。

瑞典说到做到,不但在外援方面鼓励女权主义,而且在国内也是表里如一。这不,在柏林电影节期间,买回电影《一个好女人》(A Fantastic Woman), 和《一个女人的命运》(A Woman’s Life)。

这两部片子都是以女人为主角反应不同时代女人的命运。

影评:法国电影《一个女人的命运》在斯德哥尔摩国际电影节上映

Edge brings home ‘A Fantastic Woman’ from Berlin

By Xuefei Chen Axelsson

STOCKHOLM, Feb. 16(Greenpost)–Sweden absolutely matches the feminist foreign policy, even inside Sweden.  As the European Film Market (EFM) winds down, Edge Entertainment has brought back three films focusing on women.

“Edge Entertainment proudly presents the acquisition of highly praised Berlin competition entry A Fantastic Woman by Sebastián Leilo. Edge has also secured the rights to Pablo Larrain’s Neruda and A Woman’s Life by Stéphane Brizé”, says it in a press release.

A Fantastic Woman world premiered in Berlin to great acclaim and has been one of the most talked-about films during the festival. It centers on the life of Marina, coping with the loss of her partner Orlando. The film is directed by Sebastián Leilo (Gloria) and produced by Pablo Larrain (Jackie) and participated in the main competition section at the Berlin International Film Festival. The film was among the best selling titles during EFM and was picked up by Sony Pictures Classics for USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

Neruda is the latest film by director Pablo Larraín and premiered in Cannes. The film follows the Chilean senator and poet Pablo Neruda (Luis Gnecco) who in 1948 is forced into hiding after criticizing the Chilean government for betraying the Communist Party. Neruda won the Best Picture Award at the Fenix Ibero-American Film Awards and was nominated for the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film in January 2017. It has also received four awards at the Chilean Film Awards, including Best Film, and is the Chilean entry for the Academy Awards.

A Woman’s Life, directed by Stéphane Brizé (Measure of a Man), is an adaptation of Guy De Maupassant’s classic novel about young Jeanne’s (Judith Chemla) marriage to her unfaithful husband (Jean-Pierre Darroussin). A Woman’s Life premiered at the Venice Film Festival where it received the FIPRESCI Award for best film. The film also received the Louis Delluc-Prize, awarded to the best French feature, and is nominated for two César Awards, including Best Actress (Chemla).

“We are proud to add three excellent titles to our line up.  They are all unique and spectacular and represent the very best of current arthouse cinema. We look forward to present them to audiences throughout the Nordic and Baltic markets.” says Ignas Scheynius, Chairman of the Board, Edge Entertainment.

Edge Entertainment acquired A Fantastic Woman from Funny Balloons and holds the rights for Scandinavia, Iceland and the Baltics. It is expected to premiere in the region 2017/2018. Neruda was also acquired from Funny Balloons and Edge holds the rights for Sweden and Iceland as well as Scandinavian Pay TV rights. A Woman’s Life was acquired for Scandinavia, Iceland and the Baltics from MK2. Both films are expected to premiere in the region in the fall of 2017.

影评:法国电影《一个女人的命运》在斯德哥尔摩国际电影节上映

从瑞典孩子的作业看瑞典教育

北欧绿色邮报网报道(记者陈雪霏)–昨天,10岁的安妮嚷嚷着要写作业,连爸爸也跟着着急。什么作业呢?那就是看看爸爸妈妈平时是否大量地扔食品到垃圾堆,因为总是有报道说我们浪费粮食,爸爸妈妈是怎样回收利用剩饭剩菜或剩余材料如何能够巧妙地再利用,然后,写一个菜谱出来。用瑞典语写。

爸爸觉得因为平时都是妈妈做饭,所以这个作业应该由妈妈来帮忙做。我说,妈妈从来没有扔过食品,没有浪费一粒粮食。爸爸立即指出,不对,有一次,你图便宜,一下子买了三瓶牛奶,结果没有及时喝了,我们倒掉一瓶半。好吧,我投降,我觉得我从来没有浪费过一粒粮食,但是对于黄油,奶酪和牛奶这类东西,有时即使浪费了,我好像也没有感觉。比如说圣诞节的黄油,吃过了鱼以后,黄油就觉得没用了,所以就倒掉。

污水处理厂的工人证实,确实,每年圣诞节的时候,他们可以生产更多的沼气,因为那个时候,人们扔的垃圾比较肥。

对我来说,我是不敢吃过期的黄油,奶酪和牛奶。这些东西,好的时候,非常好,一旦坏了,对身体的害处也是非常大的。例如,我以前的同事说,他腿部的毛病就是因为喝过期牛奶导致发烧后来就坡脚了。老公也说,他的一个同学因为喝坏牛奶导致浑身痉挛,萎缩,长达半年之久。

在这些耸人听闻的故事听完之后,我再也不敢喝过期牛奶了。只能忍痛倒掉。

但是,大米白面之类的我几乎从来不浪费。但是,说回收利用,我很自豪地说,我们中国人没有垃圾,我们什么都回收利用。就说剩饭剩菜吧,我从来不会倒掉,一般都是第二天热一热就当正餐吃掉了。

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如果非要牵强地说回收利用,我想可以举一个例子,那就是在我包饺子的时候,很难把准备的面和馅完全正好都不剩。因为我们都是经验主义,从来不讲究科学,例如,一公斤面要配多少肉馅比较合适。因为我觉得这样太难了。肉馅本身没什么,关键是你要配葱姜蒜,有时,姜放多了,有时,还要放木耳和白菜,乱七八糟加一起,馅就可能多。也可能少。如果馅少了,剩面怎么办呢?

好这时候就需要巧妙利用了。我说因为有时候尽管我包的饺子爸爸和我都爱吃,但安妮不一定爱吃。于是,我就用剩下的面来做比萨饼。

面是现成的,擀成饼,然后,再那新肉馅,商店就在50米远处。美国朋友来了说,那商店好像就是你们家的冰箱啊!那家店就叫ICA近便店,也叫便民店。ICA本身就分大超市,普通超市和便民店。便民店就是在居民区小路边上。大超市在大的马路边上。所以,我们有时可以做半道饭就出去买,也不觉得麻烦。

所以,如果肉馅没了,立即去买,炒一炒,熟了就放在面饼上,先放西红柿酱,然后放肉馅,然后放奶酪屑。然后就放到烤箱里,一按比萨挡的按钮,12分钟或者15分钟肯定熟了!

如果是面少馅多了呢?那我就用馅做丸子,然后,用这个丸子烧汤。也很好吃。当然,有时候,放到第二天一起烧菜的情况也是有的,或者做一个汉堡包,都行。总之,任何东西都没有浪费的。

安妮听了很高兴,立即,写到,其实,我们家很少扔食品。大部分时间都是回收利用了。例如,我妈妈做饺子,如果面剩下了,就会做比萨饼。那么饺子的做法是这样的,先和面,然后,拌馅。把油盐酱油,葱姜等切好了放到肉馅里拌匀。然后,擀面,然后把馅放到面皮上就包了。

弄完了,她立即要求休息,太累了。

通过这个作业,我觉得瑞典的学校就是教孩子如何节约,如何再利用,如何循环。这就像我小时侯,拾羊粪蛋儿给生产队,我们学会了粪便是可以当肥料的。

其实,安妮在上幼儿园的时候,他们就从树枝树干,石头这样基础材料开始认知世界,然后,利用卫生纸里边的纸盒芯,大纸盒箱子,塑料瓶子等各种废旧垃圾来打造他们自己想象的美丽世界。每年,各个幼儿园还进行集体参展,有的做了汽车,有的做了万花筒,各种想象力充分发挥。可谓垃圾回收从娃娃抓起。

到了小学,依然是这样,前一段时间,我在朋友圈发了他们用瓶盖做的乐器。一根木头,几个钉子,几个瓶盖,怎样订,谁来定,这都是三人小组的决定和实施。瑞典学校要求大家必须分工协作,一起配合。

这样,孩子的平等,民主,合作,回收利用的意识全都出来了。

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有一次,我们三个人玩儿一个游戏,看谁脑子快。那就是不同形状的,不同颜色和不同图案的快速反应。结果,安妮拿个小黑板来,写上爸爸,妈妈和安妮的名字,写上形状,颜色和图案。我心想这是要干什么呢?原来,她是在总结,如果我犯了形状识别错误,她立即在我的名字和形状交叉处划差。如果是颜色错误就在名字和颜色处划差儿。就这样,玩儿完了,你就清楚了,你到底是识别形状有问题呢,还是识别颜色更有问题,还是对图案敏感度比较差。一目了然。

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左边的是处女作。然后就开始了各种尝试。可爱的兔子。安妮作品

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瞧,就这么五个点,一个活灵活现的大熊猫就出来了。我还真挺佩服这个小脑袋瓜子,怎么想出来的呢?我想她是有立体图形思维的。而我是完全没有。安妮作品

大熊猫大熊猫,胖胖身体秘密毛。黑耳朵黑眼睛,它是中国的国宝。

我很感叹,至少这些东西我都没想到,也不会做。她的动手能力也很强,在电视上看到可以在背心上画画,立即让我买白背心,爸爸给买画笔,然后,她真的自己画,画完了还穿到学校去了。

由此,我感觉瑞典学校的教育真的是不光教你知识,更多的是教你怎样动手,怎样从小就对社会对自己对环境负责,也是怎样做人。三岁的时候,从幼儿园回来,吃晚饭的时候,她突然大哭,然后说,怎么总是父母大人做决定呢,为什么从来不让孩子做决定呢?你们为什么不听听我的意见呢?从那时起,我们就规定,谁说话,必须先举手。别人说话的时候,要认真听,不许插话。或者,她会学领导,先咳嗽两声儿,嗨嗨嗨,然后开始说话。民主意识从幼儿园就开始了。所有这一切,也教会了孩子如何做人。那就是要平等,要民主,但也要守秩序,守规则。

瑞典生态银行的社会文化思维

北欧绿色邮报网报道(记者晨曦)–瑞典生态银行副行长绿蒂说,生态银行的主要特点就是在贷款的时候要考虑到社会和文化效益。

DSC_8444他说,他们是从德国引进的理念,就是有合作社的特质,银行给出的贷款是要帮助残疾人学校,或者是奶牛场的农场主生产有机牛奶。

DSC_8414那么什么是有机牛奶呢?那就是这里的奶牛吃的饲料都是附近农场生产的,没有长途运输,也没有过多的化肥和农药,同时也销售给附近的用户。

对于这样的经营理念,很多人会觉得是否金融风险很大呢?其实,他们觉得,贷款是一回事,帮助农民发展更重要,要帮助他们想清楚要做的事情,帮助他们成功,而不仅仅是贷钱给他们。他们需要有亲戚朋友一起为他担保等等措施以防止断供。

到目前为止,他们还没有亏损过。年年都是盈利的。但生态银行也不以赢利最大化为目的,而是帮助那些真正需要帮助的人,在教育,文化,生态方面有需要的人。

情人节我想和你说说话

陈雪霏

说到情人节,这在全世界都越来越流行了。在中国现在也有很多人过请人节了。但是,对于情人节的概念却有很多误解。十多年前,在国内听人聊天说,如果情人节和自己的老公或者是老婆一起过节那不叫情人节。

言外之意,情人是属于夫妻以外的第三者。由于中国在过去都叫同志,所以,一说情人,立即想到很不健康的关系上去了。所以在九十年代流行找情人,找小蜜之类的,弄得社会风气不好,夫妻关系不好。

后来,来到瑞典,才发现,其实情人节就是和你心爱的人在一起。结婚了,和丈夫或妻子过,没结婚,和未婚夫或未婚妻过。什么都没有,就找自己喜欢的人过,有情人在一起。

你看在斯德哥尔摩地铁上,公共汽车上还是火车上,情人节这天,男人们还真都打扮得非常帅,至少都吹了头发,打了发蜡,穿上非常整洁的大衣,真是帅极了。瑞典人本来就非常好看,如果稍微打扮,立即美得不得了啊。

那看那姑娘,坐在站台上的长椅上正在拿着小镜子普脂抹粉呢,准备要会情人了。

总之,情人节就是给所有的有情人提供一个特殊的日子,重温自己的感情,对对方好点儿!

 

吴文忠教授的律诗–北陵公园

北欧绿色邮报网报道(记者陈雪霏)–提起我的大学英语老师吴文忠教授,真让人佩服。虽然进入花甲之年,但是,依然坚持天天锻炼身体。天天写诗。写诗对他来说,不是什么刻意的创作,而是张口就来,张手就来。他时刻能从大自然中发掘美出来,然后,出口成诗。你看他的微信,每天都有诗意。下面选几首以飨读者。

2017年2月1日。早上7点09分于沈阳北陵公园。

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千百年苍松,

永远傲苍穹。

人间戏幕幕,

存留我眼中。

 

古城忍冬千载缘,

春夏秋冬半军前。

风吹日晒寒冬雪,

我自红润展欢颜。

 

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在皇太极雕塑前

 

君临天下皇太极,

大清振兴八面旗。

满蒙藏汗大融合,

会当击水千万里。

《忆秦娥 · 故乡水》

北欧绿色邮报网诗歌:

外诗一首

荷兰 张卓辉 (文/图)

白鹅潭,
宾馆高堂飞喷泉。
飞喷泉,
断崖泻水,
震响架天。

廿八年来难忘怀,
临别羊城饯行宴。
饯行宴,
杯影秋月,
故乡心田。

《卜算子 · 咏春》

俨然女式拳,
短打咫尺前。
灵活格斗出击狠,
制胜弹指间。

双龙出海绞,
扎马稳如磐。
炼到臂印烙满桩,
功力击石穿。

注明

(1)白鹅潭 著名羊城八景之一
《鹅潭夜月》

(2)白天鹅宾馆 改革开放初期,由全国政协副主席 、著名香港地产商 霍英东先生投(独)资兴建在广州沙面珠江湾头。建馆十年后,它和全国当时引进外(港)资兴建的十间大型豪华酒店中于广州的二间酒店即广州中国大酒店、广州花园酒店一样回归国家企业。

(3)咏春 岭南武术拳种之一。

写于2017年春节返羊城探亲期间

Wallström speaks of statement of Foreign Policy 2017

Stockholm, Feb. 15(Greenpost)–Swedish Foreign Minister Wallström on Wednesday spoke of Statement of Foreign Policy 2017. The following is the full text:

Mr/Madam Speaker, Honourable Members, Representatives of the Diplomatic Corps, Ladies and Gentlemen, Sweden and the world are experiencing a paradoxical time of rapid and significant change. Ten years ago, the number of displaced people was half of today’s 65 million. Syria was a tourist destination. Russia had not attempted to change the borders of Georgia and Ukraine by force. China’s economy was a quarter of the size it is today. Brexit was an unknown term. There were no tweets from the President of the United States because Twitter had only just been created. Rapid global change can spread liquid fear – and at the same time lay the foundation for crucial progress. For every minute I speak, some 120 people are lifting themselves out of extreme poverty. The Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda provide a roadmap for a sustainable future. Thanks to the peace agreement in Colombia, South America can become a continent of peace. There is a legend that serves as a parable for these times, when amidst the darkness there are glimmers of light. A grandfather says to his grandchild: “There is a battle between two wolves inside me. One is evil; he is arrogance, ego, lies and despair. The other is good; he is peace, compassion, truth and hope. This battle is inside us all.” The grandchild asks: “Which wolf wins?” The grandfather replies: “The one you feed.” In difficult times, Sweden’s foreign policy rests on a solid value-based foundation of human rights, democracy and multilateral cooperation. Simply putting one’s own country first would be selfish and unwise. What is good for the world is good for Sweden.

After the war ended in 1945, a multilateral world order was created, founded on universal values. As global ‘centres of gravity’ shift, the world order we have become accustomed to is being challenged. Norms, power balances and global stability are being affected. 2 To navigate today’s global challenges we need to consider how peace, freedom and reconciliation can be achieved in our part of the world. This is why the European Union remains so important to us, and the Government will work vigorously for an EU that is cohesive and principled. Developments in the EU and in the world around us are putting the European project to the test. Economic recovery is uneven; xenophobic and populist forces have gained ground. Later this year, our Prime Minister and the President of the European Commission will host a summit in Gothenburg on fair jobs and growth. We need a more social Europe, with functioning labour markets, effective and sustainable social protection systems and improved social dialogue. Migration issues have become increasingly important and the EU must act together for a sustainable European asylum system based on a fair sharing of responsibility by all Member States. We need to sharpen the focus on the root causes of displacement and on conflict prevention, and increase support to the UN Refugee Agency and the International Organisation for Migration. The Government regrets that the United Kingdom has chosen to leave the European Union, and we want our good relations to continue. When negotiations begin we will act on the basis of what best serves the common European project and Swedish interests.

The EU is our most important foreign policy arena. The EU Global Strategy will play an important role in crisis management capacity using both civilian and military means. Sweden will actively seek to strengthen the Common Security and Defence Policy. We welcome the strengthening of EU-NATO cooperation, and we want the EU to work even more closely with the UN. The Government gives priority to both a stronger Eastern Partnership and continued enlargement processes in the Western Balkans and Turkey. Cooperation with Turkey remains strategically important for the EU, but developments in the country in terms of human rights, respect for the rule of law, and the situation of the opposition and the media are deeply worrying. The peace process to resolve the Kurdish issue must be resumed. This would contribute to peace and security both in Turkey and regionally. The reunification of Cyprus is within reach. We encourage the parties to continue their efforts to achieve this goal.

Common security – building security in collaboration with other countries and organisations – is a cornerstone of Sweden’s security policy. Sweden’s foreign and security policy builds on cohesion in the EU and on increased cooperation on a broad front: in the Nordic region and the Baltic Sea region, in the UN and the OSCE, with NATO and via a strong transatlantic link. Sweden’s security policy remains firmly in place. Our non-participation in military alliances serves us well, and contributes to stability and security in northern Europe. It requires an active, broad and responsible foreign and security policy combined with enhanced defence cooperation, particularly with Finland, and credible national defence capabilities. Sweden will not remain passive if another EU Member State or Nordic country suffers a disaster or an attack. We expect these countries to act in the same way if Sweden is affected. Our country must therefore be in a position to both give and receive support, civilian as well as military. Our first line of defence consists of a foreign policy that we pursue through diplomacy, mediation, conflict prevention and confidence-building. This increases Sweden’s ability to promote détente and stability both in our neighbourhood and globally. Conditions for protecting the population and maintaining critical infrastructure have changed. Military threats, armed conflicts, cyber threats, terrorism, violent extremism and organised crime create continuous risks in an increasingly complex and interconnected world, but pandemics, antibiotic resistance and natural disasters also affect Sweden’s security. To respond to these developments, in January the Government adopted a national security strategy based on our national interests. Modern society is increasingly dependent on a secure energy supply and robust transport and infrastructure. Climate change is a threat to human existence. Inequality, environmental threats, water issues and resource scarcity are other long-term challenges. The implementation of the strategy is a priority and lays the foundation for enhanced security efforts. The brutal terrorist attacks around the world underscore the need for deeper cross-border cooperation based on solidarity. International cooperation also facilitates efforts to prevent radicalisation.

In view of the serious international situation, the Government is urging global actors such as the United States, China, India and Russia to take greater responsibility – both towards each other and towards the rest of the world. Russia’s behaviour, when manifested in military action, disinformation and influence operations, remains aggressive and increases tensions. Our response is guided by principles and values, is firm, clear and long-term, and fosters EU unity. The foundation of our approach is a desire to stand up for international law and the European security order. Domestic political developments in Russia are also regressive, with authoritarian rule, civil society under pressure and a lack of respect for human rights. Sweden needs a broad approach in relation to Russia. We will maintain a political dialogue, take a long-term view, urge Russia to pursue cooperation rather than confrontation, and promote people-to-people contacts. And we will do so without compromising our principlesbased stance. Sweden condemns Russia’s aggression towards Ukraine and its illegal annexation of Crimea. The sanctions must remain in place for as long as the reasons for their introduction remain. By supporting Ukraine’s reform efforts and standing up for the country’s sovereignty and territorial integrity under international law, we will contribute to its aspiration to move closer to the EU. This year, Sweden will take over the Chairmanship of the Barents Euro-Arctic Council and the Presidency of the Council of the Baltic Sea States. We want to see a Baltic Sea region characterised by respect, trust and security. Cooperation to increase security and tackle challenges such as environmental threats will be promoted, along with better conditions for regional development and contacts between citizens. Sweden enjoys, and will continue to enjoy, close relations with the United States. Relations with the new US administration remain important for our trade and our security. But the White House’s actions raise questions about the role of the United States in the world. We believe that Sweden, the EU and the US have everything to gain from working for a rules-based world order, from standing up for our common norms and values, and tackling global challenges together. This is how we will act – with our neighbours, in a coordinated manner within the EU, and with other like-minded countries.

Canada is becoming an increasingly important partner for both Sweden and the EU, not least through the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Strategic Partnership Agreement. Our aim of renewing contacts with Latin America has been welcomed in the region, and in the next few months we will present an action plan for increased cooperation. Asia is the growth engine of the global economy, and major investments are being made there in the technologies of the future. Our engagement in Asia aims to contribute both to sustainable development and to democracy and respect for human rights. Relations with China are developing, but the regional security policy tensions and democratic and human rights situation are a cause for concern. Sweden’s cooperation with India is deepening. The EU’s free trade negotiations with several ASEAN countries are welcome, and we are working for an ambitious agreement with Japan. Sweden continues to work for Afghanistan’s peaceful and sustainable development. We are maintaining our civilian and military engagement, and we support women’s participation in peace and reconciliation processes. In 2017, the Government intends to adopt a new strategy for development cooperation with Myanmar. It may contribute to peaceful, inclusive and democratic developments in the country, including for the Rohingya minority. Sweden’s strong ties to the countries of Africa are being further developed as the demand for diversified trade and modern development cooperation increases. Concrete contributions to peace, security and development are being made via our long-term development cooperation, but also through our troop contribution to MINUSMA in Mali and our participation in EU operations in the Sahel and the Horn of Africa. We are strengthening our partnership with the African Union and the sub-regional organisations in efforts to prevent armed conflict.

The Syrian regime and its allies have employed a brutal military strategy. Sweden is engaged in helping to find a long-term solution, in part by giving women a voice in the peace process. Our extensive aid comprises both immediate emergency relief and long-term support, including to neighbouring countries that have taken in a large number of refugees. The UN must play a central role. Our seat on the Security Council offers a forum in which we can work for a ceasefire, humanitarian access, a return to peace negotiations, and accountability for war crimes, serious violations and the use of chemical weapons. 6 In the first half of this year, the Government intends to produce a new five-year aid strategy for Iraq. Our contribution to the Global Coalition against Daesh will double, from 35 to 70 people. This year marks 50 years of the occupation of Palestine. Sweden continues to work for a resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and will appoint a special envoy. When I visited Palestine in December it was noticeable that hope can turn to despair, and this features heavily in the consultations that Sweden is holding with almost 150 Israeli and Palestinian civil society organisations. Security Council resolution 2334 on the Israeli settlements, and the international conference held in Paris in January, could, in the best-case scenario, create the conditions for a renewed peace process and a two-state solution.

Sweden’s feminist foreign policy is producing results for women, girls and entire societies. Our efforts have contributed to some 20 countries drawing up laws and proposals to strengthen gender equality, to hundreds of thousands of women and girls avoiding unsafe abortions and unwanted pregnancies, to some 90 local communities abandoning the practice of female genital mutilation and to 65 countries and organisations making commitments to combat gender-based violence. Sexual and reproductive health and rights will be an even higher priority. A new national action plan for the implementation of UN Security Council resolutions on women, peace and security, our Chairmanship of the Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict, a strategic initiative on dialogue and peace processes, and a women’s mediation network are some of the elements of our work for peace, security and sustainable development. The fact that we were elected to the UN Security Council by such a wide margin is a testament to the Government’s global policy. During Sweden’s Presidency in January, it became clear that UN Secretary-General António Guterres supports our ambition for the UN to promote peacebuilding and conflict prevention, dialogue as a tool, and the active participation of women in peace processes. We are a critical friend of the UN, working for a reformed and more transparent Security Council. A more modern, more effective and gender-equal UN system is crucial. We will spearhead the implementation of the 2030 Agenda, both globally and in Sweden. All policy areas must contribute to a sustainable and fair world.

The aim of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons is a world free of nuclear weapons. Any move away from this aim must be prevented, and nuclear-weapon states have a particular responsibility in this context. The Government welcomes the fact that a clear majority of the world’s countries have taken a stand for negotiations on a global nuclear weapons ban. The nuclear accord with Iran is of crucial importance to non-proliferation efforts. North Korea is defying the international community with its nuclear weapons ambitions. Mr/Madam Speaker, Sweden is and will remain a global leader in development policy. Our SEK 6.5 billion in humanitarian aid makes us the world’s seventh largest donor in nominal terms. Peacebuilding and statebuilding are at the heart of Swedish aid: without peace there can be no development. The oceans play a crucial role in the global climate system; if current trends are not halted, by 2050 there will be more plastic than fish in the sea. In June, Sweden and Fiji will host the first major UN conference on saving the global marine environment. Alarming climate change reports reach us with increasing frequency. In 2017, Sweden and the EU must demonstrate leadership in the implementation of the Paris Agreement. Sweden will be one of the first fossil-free welfare nations. Our contributions to climate action in developing countries are among the largest in the world and thereby play a significant role in other countries’ transition. The Government has reinforced action for sustainable development and cooperation in the Arctic, where in November last year the sea ice shrank by an area twice the size of Sweden. We are working for better global responsibility-sharing and governance on migration and refugee issues. The fight against human trafficking is being stepped up. The Government stands firm in its intention that development aid will reach 1 per cent of Sweden’s gross national income during this electoral period. The principles that will underpin our development cooperation have been presented to the Riksdag in a written communication. And should anyone wonder whether these investments are worth our taxpayers’ money, I say: have you calculated the cost of war, poverty and the death of our oceans?

Mr/Madam Speaker, Greater equality in the labour market, decent working conditions, increased productivity and inclusive economic growth are important objectives for Sweden. The Prime Minister’s Global Deal initiative is being followed up in cooperation with the ILO, the OECD and others. 8 At a time when protectionism is on the rise and free trade is being called into question, Sweden is standing up for free and fair global trade with the WTO multilateral trade system as the backbone. The Government will push for the EU to conclude progressive free trade agreements that safeguard social rights, environmental protection, animal welfare and human health. Sweden is one of the world’s most competitive countries, and its exports employ almost one and a half million people. Seventy-one per cent of Swedish exports go to the EU. We are thus contributing to deepening the EU single market. We want to dismantle trade barriers, benefit from the free movement of goods and services, harness the opportunities offered by the increasingly digital economy, and thus promote new business models and greater innovation. Our foreign trade continues to be strengthened by Sweden’s export strategy, regional export centres and Team Sweden. Sweden will maintain strict and effective export controls of military equipment, and the Government will present a bill on this in the first half of this year to tighten the export regulations to non-democracies. Support to Swedes in emergency or crisis situations abroad and work on individual consular cases are perpetual activities of the Swedish Foreign Service that are always a priority, regardless of the level of public attention a matter receives. Our efforts to strengthen respect for human rights, democracy and the rule of law were presented in the written communication submitted to the Riksdag in December. New country-specific reports on the situation in all regions of the world will be presented in the first half of this year. These reports highlight issues such as the right to reasonable remuneration for work, discriminatory legislation, violence against women, racism, and discrimination on grounds of ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, etc. Free speech is under attack around the world; journalists and human rights defenders are being imprisoned and persecuted. Sweden supports those affected and works to ensure that those responsible are brought to justice. Mr/Madam Speaker, Honourable Members, In 2016, ‘post-truth’ was named Word of the Year by Oxford Dictionaries. Both functioning democracy and constructive cooperation between states require us to speak with, and not about, each other, to honour agreements and to allow ideas to compete. They also require us to respect science, facts and the media, and to acknowledge each other’s wisdom. 9 I would therefore like to conclude the Statement of Foreign Policy by thanking the Left Party for continually reminding us about the troubling developments in Turkey. That Sweden must emphasise human rights in its contacts with the rest of the world is something the Liberal Party never lets us forget. In the battle against what may be humanity’s worst invention – nuclear weapons – we can count on the Centre Party. The Moderate Party is and has been a driving force when Sweden stands up for free trade. And throughout the years, Swedish aid has had a dependable friend in the Christian Democrats.

The Government does not share the basic values or world view of the Sweden Democrats, and cooperation is out of the question, but we respect your place in the Riksdag. Thank you to all the driving forces in civil society and in popular movements. Your efforts on the ground and in shaping public opinion make a difference in these difficult times. We will meet again in searching conversations about how Sweden can contribute to a world founded on human dignity, where despair is conquered by hope.

Source: Swedish government website.

瑞典外交大臣说瑞典女权主义政策已经取得成效

OECD says Sweden’s economy is resilient

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OECD Secretary-General Mr Angel Gurría has today presented their report on Sweden’s economic situation.

DSC_7919This time a special focus is on equality and gender equality. The OECD also expresses clear support for the Government’s fiscal policy.

DSC_7918The report is part of the OECD’s regular review of the economies of its member countries.

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瑞典外交大臣说瑞典女权主义政策已经取得成效

北欧绿色邮报网报道(记者陈雪霏)–瑞典外交大臣瓦尔斯特罗姆15日在议会中发表外交政策咨文演讲时说,瑞典的女权主义外交政策已经为妇女,儿童和整个社会取得成效。

“我们的努力已经使20多个国家制定了强调性别平等的法律和建议,成千上万的妇女和儿童可以避免不安全的堕胎和不想要的怀孕,有90多个社区放弃了给女人进行生殖器割礼的残酷习俗,65个国家和组织承诺要打击性别为基础的暴力。性和再生殖健康与权利被放在优先考虑的位置。”

她说,瑞典作为安理会一员通过了新的贯彻联合国安理会妇女和平与安全的行动计划,瑞典成为联合国安理会儿童和武装冲突工作组主席,这是进行对话和和平进程的战略举措,建立了妇女协调网络,这些都是我们为和平,安全与可持续发展所做的一些工作。

我们以多数票被选为联合国安理会的事实就是政府全球政策正确的证据。一月份在瑞典成为安理会主席期间,很明显,联合国安理会主席安东尼奥.古特雷斯支持我们的愿望,要让联合国来推动和平建设和冲突防范,以对话为工具,让妇女积极参与和平进程。

我们是联合国的一个关键朋友,努力改革安理会,使其更加透明。更现代,更有效,更平等的联合国体制是非常重要的。我们要努力贯彻2030议程,无论是在全球范围内,还是在瑞典,所有政策都要贯穿于有利于一个可持续的公平的世界。

她说,核不扩散条约的主要目的是要建立一个无核世界。任何违背这个目的的行为都要防范。有核国家在这方面尤其要承担责任。政府欢迎很多国家同意全球禁止核武器。与伊朗的核条约对核不扩散的努力至关重要。朝鲜正在挑战国际社会核武器的目标。

瑞典将在发展政策方面继续充当全球领袖。我们的65亿人道主义援助使我们成为世界第七大捐助国。和平建设和国家建设是瑞典援助的核心,没有和平就不可能有发展。

Wallström speaks of statement of Foreign Policy 2017

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