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House of Sweden: A Discussion on the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
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YPFP and the Swedish Embassy invite you to join us for a conversation with the embassy’s Head of Trade and Economic Affairs: Mr. Andreas von Uexkull. This exciting discussion will focus on Sweden’s contribution to discussions and negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the European Union and the United States. Mr. Uexkull will examine how increasing free transatlantic trade creates new business opportunities and local jobs. The discussion will contribute to the ongoing debate on TTIP negotiations between the European Union and the United States. After the discussion attendees are welcome to tour the art exhibitions at the House of Sweden.
Andreas von Uexkull is Minister Counselor at the Embassy of Sweden in Washington DC, and head of the Trade and Economic Affairs department. He has served as Sweden’s Senior Arctic Official to the Arctic Council, based at Sweden’s Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Stockholm (MFA). Von Uexküll has previously been posted at the Swedish Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York and Sweden’s Embassy in Tallinn, Estonia. He has also served as President of the Diplomatic Staff Union and has been part of an Official Government Inquiry on the future Foreign Service of Sweden.
Mr. von Uexkull welcomes questions in advance from the audience so as to best address specific interests and questions. Please submit any questions ahead of time here by March 28th.