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Five million kronor for parishes’ work with refugees

Jun 22, 2015 13:00 BST Church of Sweden In 2014, the General Synod decided to rapidly arrange forms of financial assistance for parishes’ work with refugees and asylum seekers. 146 applications have been received from across Sweden and 35 parishes are now being granted a total of five million kronor between them.

The Church of Sweden want to inspire and engage people on global issues at the event Världens fest

Aug 21, 2012 09:54 BST Church of Sweden The festival is the Church of Sweden’s regular gathering focused on international work. The theologian Fulata Moyo, UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Margot Wallström, former Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict and the Lutheran World Federation General Secretary Martin Junge are some of the participants.

The Expo foundation and Vepsen association starts cooperation

Jan 09, 2012 13:08 GMT Expo The Expo foundation and the Norwegian association Vepsen starts to cooperate. The partnership includes Expo and Vepsen activities in close cooperation exchange information, ideas and experiences. In the long term cooperation underpin a broad Nordic cooperation between organizations working against racism and intolerance.

Unique boxed set of Stieg Larssons Millenium trilogy on sale at Sotheby´s to raise money for the Expo foundation

Dec 08, 2011 13:33 GMT Expo On the 15th of december a spectacular, unique boxed set of Stieg Larsson´s Millenium trilogy will be sold at Sotheby´s in London. MacLehose had made the box that has been designed by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. The money raised will go to the Expo foundation where Stieg used to work.

Expo attends anti-racist  manifestation in the EU Parliament

Dec 06, 2011 10:00 GMT Expo Today Editor-in-Chief of Expo Magazine Daniel Poohl speaks at at an anti-racist demonstration in the EU Parliament in Brussels. Organizing the manifestation is the Five-to-twelve-movement.

Expo at Gothenburg book fair

Sep 20, 2011 16:13 BST Expo In the mind of Anders Breivik. It is the title of one of the mini-seminars Expo will hold in the booth at the Book Fair this year. We will also analyze the evolution of our neighboring countries are now following the elections, among other things.

Aug 17, 2011 07:37 BST Expo - We are extremely honored to receive this award. The murder of John Hron was a brutal reminder of the violence that exists within the Nazi movement. To receive this award strengthens us and makes it easier for us to continue our work to spread knowledge of intolerant groups and their ideas, says Daniel Poohl, CEO of the Expo foundation.

Aug 12, 2011 09:07 BST Expo - Expo work hard, volunteer and tirelessly towards that kind of extremism that led to the events in Norway. Expo needs all the money they can get to spread the knowledge. And it is very important to Paf by me and the readers are doing what we can to ensure that such things never happen again, says Schulman.

Expo at the Stockholm Pride festival

Aug 01, 2011 12:33 BST Expo The Pride festival starts today. This year the anti-racist discussion is more important than ever. On Thursday 13 at Café Klara, Pride Sergel, central Stockholm the RFSL (RFSL—The Swedish Federation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Rights) arranges a debate on the theme "Not in my name."

The Church of Sweden working in East Africa for the long term

Jul 21, 2011 11:00 BST Church of Sweden Ten million people in the Horn of Africa are in urgent need of assistance, and the worst drought for more than 60 years is forcing ever increasing numbers of people to flee. The Church of Sweden has staff stationed in the area and is working with the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) on emergency and long-term action.