It is a great honor for the Swedish Consulate in Raleigh to welcome and host
The Ambassador of Sweden to the United StatesMr Björn Lyrvall
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During a 3 days visit, the Ambassador will be in Charlotte, Greensboro and Raleigh, visiting Swedish Companies and network with local business leaders and representatives of State Government.
The Swedish Consulate in Raleigh cordially invites you and your spouse to a cocktail reception hosted by SAS Institute to meet the Swedish Ambassador Mr Björn Lyrvall and Councelor Mr Andreas Ershammar.
Tuesday December 2nd at 5.30 pm to 7.00 pm.
Executive Briefing Center
Building C, Networking Hall
SAS World Headquarters
SAS Campus Drive
Cary, NC 27513
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Number of guests are limited
Björn Lyrvall is Ambassador of Sweden to the United States. From 2007 until taking up his current position in September 2013, Ambassador Lyrvall was Director General for Political Affairs at Sweden’s Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Stockholm.
From 2002 to 2007, Ambassador Lyrvall was posted at Sweden’s Permanent Representation to the European Union in Brussels, first as Sweden’s delegate to the enlargement negotiations (2002-2003), and then as Sweden’s Ambassador to the EU Political and Security Committee (2003-2007).
Ambassador Lyrvall has also been working as Special Advisor to Sweden’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Carl Bildt, in his role as EU negotiator and International High Representative in Bosnia and Hercegovina (1995-1997), as well as United Nations Special Envoy on the Balkans in 1999. Additional diplomatic stations included Leningrad, Moscow and London.
Born in Hofors, Sweden, in 1960, Björn Lyrvall graduated from Stockholm University with a degree in Political Science, Eastern European Affairs and Russian.
Björn Lyrvall is married and has three children.
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