Ambassador Karin Olofsdotter with a guest on Monday, October 14, 2019, Washington, DC. AlloAfricaNews

The celebration of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences’ (IVA) first hundred years got underway on Monday, in Washington, DC. The evening at House of Sweden highlighted a discussion on Engineering challenges for the future, as well as the history of the Academy. Karin Olofsdotter, Ambassador of Sweden to the United States was one of the speakers at the event. During the reception that followed she spoke with reporter Ben Bangoura to reflect on the importance of this milestone for her country.

 

Participants at the opening reception of the centenary celebration of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences’ (IVA), held at House of Sweden, October 14, 2019. AlloAfricaNews.