The King of Sweden led a 40-person Royal Trade Mission to the Boston area, the final leg of a week-long visit to the US to learn about innovation, technology, and the latest scientific advances at American universities. Following a short welcome with the University Marshal, the delegation heard presentations on engineering, innovation and technology development. Dr. Allen Counter, Honorary Consul for Sweden in Boston, acted as the royal delegation's host at Harvard.
The Foreign Minister of Sweden, Carl Bildt, visited Wadsworth House during a day at Harvard that also included an appearance at the 2014 Summit on the Future of Europe at Harvard. At the Summit, Minister Bildt spoke along with former Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti about the crisis in Ukraine. While at Wadsworth House, Minister Bildt met with Jackie O'Neill and signed the university guest book. … Read more about Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt
Dr. Hans Rosling, Professor of International Health at Karolinska Institute and co-founder and chairman of Gapminder Foundation, visited Harvard to receive the Harvard Foundation's Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award.