The annual Almedalen Week in Visby

The Almedalen Week (Almedalsveckan, also known as Politician's Week in Almedalen) is an annual event taking place in week 27 in and around Almedalen, a park in the city of Visby. With speeches, seminars and other political activities, it is considered to be the most important forum in Swedish politics. During the week, representatives from the major political parties in Sweden take turns to make speeches in Almedalen.

Since 2010, Swedesd arrange seminars together with partners to highlight the importance of education for sustainable development and transformative learning. The seminars held in English are published on this page.

2017 | How do we build partnerships for addressing sustainability through education?

SWEDESD hosted a seminar to explore what kinds of partnerships and cooperations might be promising entry points for strengthening education´s contribution to sustainable development.  

2016 | Education’s role in achieving sustainable development

SWEDESD hosted a high-level policy related seminars on education’s role for achieving the UN Agenda 2030 with Irina Bokova, director-general, Unesco, and Gustav Fridolin, Swedish minister of education.