Radio Sweden Thursday
A new study indicates that Swedes could finally be becoming more positive towards the country’s EU membership, 12 years after it joined.
Sweden’s Minister for Development Aid wants to see results, and she tells Radio Sweden why that means some countries are going to be waving goodbye to their economic assistance.
Then from meatball recipes to art exhibitions, we find out why Sweden’s opened an embassy this week in the virtual world Second Life.
Closing Music: BWO ”Save My Pride”
Swedes in general are not particularly excited about the European Union. But as Azariah Kiros reports, a recent study indicates that may be changing:
When the Swedish Institute announced earlier this year it was setting up a Swedish embassy in the virtual world Second Life, there were headlines around the world. On Wednesday the Second House of Sweden was inaugurated, both inside the online world and at two simultaneous press conferences in Stockholm and Budapest. George Wood was at the real world event here as Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt cut the virtual ribbon: