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Sweden plans wider police powers in clampdown on asylum seekers

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) — Swedish police will be able to raid companies to catch illegal migrant workers under new proposals announced on Thursday, part of the center-left government’s clampdown on asylum seekers whose applications have been rejected. Sweden made an abrupt U-turn last year on decades of generous immigration policies, introducing border controls and tighter rules

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Erratum to: Inequity in waiting for cataract surgery – an analysis of data from the Swedish…

Originally from:  Erratum to: Inequity in waiting for cataract surgery – an analysis of data from the Swedish…

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Educational mismatch and health status among foreign-born workers in Sweden

Publication date: April 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 154 Author(s): A.C.

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European nations leading, US lagging ahead of UN climate summit

(Malmö, Sweden) – World leaders will soon descend upon New York City for the annual UN General Assembly, starting on Tuesday. One of the main issues on the docket is climate change. A series of demonstrations across the world culminated in a march led by UN Secretary General Ban -ki-Moon. The hope is that world

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Technology View From Youth in Sierra Leone, Sweden, Indonesia and Uganda

Recently, 600 exceptional youth activists from 80 countries arrived to New York City for a UN Takeover, where they called for urgent action by member states to meet Millennium Development Goal 2 on education by 2015. The youth’s inputs will feed into setting the agenda for global education priorities post-2015. One of the highlights of the week was this inspiring talk by Malala Yousafzai, who made her first public address to the UN on June 12th, her 16th birthday. Seven of the youth participating in the UN Takeover with the support of Plan joined us as lead discussants for our July 10th Technology Salon. Sign up to get invited to future Salons Agung, Dina, and Nurul from Indonesia; Kamanda and Fatmata from Sierra Leone; Tova from Sweden; and Frank from Uganda told us about ICT access and use in their communities and countries.

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