Highlights

  • Annika Berglund new Chairman of the Board

    Annika Berglund new Chairman of the Board

    The Board of the International Council of Swedish Industry (NIR) has appointed a new Chairman. In the spring of 2019...

    The Swedish Workplace Programme

    The Swedish Workplace Programme

    NIR launch the Swedish Workplace Programme (SWP). A global programme with a dedicated approach to strengthen management and employee partnerships...

    STRENGTHENING PARTNERSHIP AND SOCIAL DIALOG IN COLOMBIA

    STRENGTHENING PARTNERSHIP AND SOCIAL DIALOG IN COLOMBIA

    NIR’s current project in Colombia aim to strengthen the social dialog, a important component  of a well functioning labour market. The...

    Meet the CEO of NIR Ms Christine Bäckström

    Meet the CEO of NIR Ms Christine Bäckström

    Ms Christine Bäckström is the CEO of NIR. Prior Christine served as a civil servant in the Swedish Ministry for...

    News from the SWHAP Program

    News from the SWHAP Program

    Read up on the fascinating work of companies and employees jointly creating more sustainable workplaces within the SWHAP program. Workplace programmes...

    OECD launch Chile report with NIR contribution

    OECD launch Chile report with NIR contribution

    9 January 2018, OECD launched the Production Transformation Policy Review of Chile in Santiago, Chile. During the 15 month process NIR...

    NIR and SIPRI release paper on the Belt and Road.

    NIR and SIPRI release paper on the Belt and Road.

    China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is one of the largest and most ambitious economic and foreign policy undertakings of...

    NIR speak at UN Global Compact Business for Peace 2017

    NIR speak at UN Global Compact Business for Peace 2017

    On 1-2 November NIR CEO partcipate at the 2017 Business for Peace annual event in  Bogotá, Colombia. The event is...

    Developing  SWHAP workplace programs

    Developing SWHAP workplace programs

    As part of developing the SWHAP program NIR and partner organisation IF Metall (Swedish Industry and Metalworkers Union) visited Ethiopia,...

    NIR partcipated at the Europe-Iran Forum 2-3 October

    NIR partcipated at the Europe-Iran Forum 2-3 October

    NIR partcipated at the Europe-Iran Forum 2-3 October

    Cuba Sustainable bank management program training session

    Cuba Sustainable bank management program training session

    Mid October NIR continued the sustainable bank management training in Cuba. During the visit to Cuba the partcipants among other...

    NIR participate at Sida Development Forum 2017

    NIR participate at Sida Development Forum 2017

    During the Sida Development Forum 2017 on October 19 NIR Programme Manager Petter Ejhed, partcipated in the panel “Social Dialogue...

    NIR sign MoU in Kharkiv, Ukraine

    NIR sign MoU in Kharkiv, Ukraine

    NIR CEO Jonas Borglin participated at the annual International Economic Forum in Kharkiv on 22 September. The programme included a...

    Best SWHAP Program 2016 visits Sweden

    Best SWHAP Program 2016 visits Sweden

    Babcock Ntuthuko from South Africa winners of the SWHAP Achievement Award for Most Comprehensive Programme 2016, travelled to Sweden to...

    NIR Roundtable with UNCTAD

    NIR Roundtable with UNCTAD

    21 June, NIR hosts a roundtable meeting with UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi.

    NIR to Southeast Asia

    NIR to Southeast Asia

    12-29 June Belt & Road Initiative (BRI): NIR PM visits Myanmar, Cambodia and Vietnam to continue the implementation of the...

    NIR to Tibilisi

    NIR to Tibilisi

    19-23 May, Belt & Road Initiative (BRI): In cooperation with SIPRI and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation, NIR led a discussion...

    NIR to Algeria

    NIR to Algeria

    15-16 May, NIR visited Algeria , meeting with government, international community, Swedish companies and local private sector in cooperation with...

    NIR at the SIPRI international workshop “Russia-China Rapprochement and its Impact on Asia and Europe”

    NIR at the SIPRI international workshop “Russia-China Rapprochement and its Impact on Asia and Europe”

    NIR participated at the SIPRI international workshop “Russia-China Rapprochement and its Impact on Asia and Europe” on the topic Energy...

    NIR launches a Sustainable Bank Management Programme in Cuba 2016-2019

    NIR launches a Sustainable Bank Management Programme in Cuba 2016-2019

    In December 2016, NIR launched a 3 years programme in Cuba – “Sustainable Bank Management”. The programme is composed by...

    NIR new address

    NIR new address

    Näringslivets Internationella Råd (NIR) International Council of Swedish Industry Box 555 45 102 04 Stockholm Visiting Address:  Sturegatan 11, Stockholm....

    NIR to Ukraine 9-11 November

    NIR to Ukraine 9-11 November

    NIR participates in the Sweden-Ukraine Cleantech Forum and conducts meetings with stakeholders and partners in Kyiv and Vinnytsia. For more...

    NIR to the Peace Signature in Colombia

    NIR to the Peace Signature in Colombia

    NIR was invited to participate at the peace signature in Cartagena, 26 September, because of the long term commitment of...

    NIR to Nairobi – 14th UN Conference on Trade and Development, 17-22 July

    NIR to Nairobi – 14th UN Conference on Trade and Development, 17-22 July

    NIR CEO was invited to take part of panels around innovation, sustainable development, Palestinian economic development and e-commerce, at the...

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