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The Embassy of Sweden in Berlin

Contact

Address: Rauchstraße 1, Berlin, D-10787

Tel: +49 (0)30 50 50 60
Fax: +49 (0)30 50 50 67 89

Email: ambassaden.berlin@gov.se

www.swedenabroad.com/en-GB/Embassies/Berlin/

The Ambassador

Amb. Per Thöresson

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Since March 2016, H.E. Ambassador Per Thöresson is the Ambassador of Sweden to Germany. Prior to that, he served as Deputy Permanent Representative of Sweden to the UN (2014-2016). Previously, from 2006 to 2014, he served as the Ambassador of Sweden to the Swiss Confederation and the Principality of Liechtenstein, Berne. From 2002 -2006, he was Ambassador and Director-General for Administrative Affairs, at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Stockholm.

History

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Germany and Sweden have had a long history of cooperation in trade. During the First World War Sweden and Germany had a neutral diplomatic relationship. However during World War II relations between the two cooled significantly, however after the war ended relations between the two improved again.

In the early 1900’s Swedish government bought land for its delegations in Tiergarten. The Nordic Embassies that occupy the space nowadays include four other embassies from Nordic countries. This unique cooperation between five Nordic embassies is exemplary in Berlin. Honorary consuls of Sweden are located in Bremen, Düsseldorf, Erfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Hamburg, Hannover, Kiel, Leipzig, Lübeck-Travemünde, München, Rostock, and Stuttgart.