Wednesday, December 13, 2017

DT 7 / 2005

Sweden considers creating its own NOREPS systems

 
Sweden is considering copying the Norwegian NOREPS system. The Swedish Trade Council is looking into the possibility of establishing a network of suppliers that can export commodities and services in connection with emergencies. This is prompted by the fact that there are so far no reports of Swedish firms capturing any contracts in connection with the tsunami catastrophe.
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As Denmark sharpens the axe, NDF’s future on the line

 
Discussions of far-reaching changes in the Nordic Development Fund have been put on hold while Denmark reviews its overall funding of multilateral institutions.
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Sida fears Swedish state agencies may be knocked out of aid market

 
Swedish state agencies, which have for years carried out Sida-financed bilateral aid programmes, may be too expensive to compete in the international aid market.
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