About the Consulate General
In December 2015, the honorary Consulate General of Sweden in New York was upgraded to a full diplomatic mission. Leif Pagrotsky is Consul General and head of the new Consulate. The Consulate General focuses on the promotion of Sweden in a broad sense, including trade and investment, cultural and consular affairs.
The Consulate General in New York represents Sweden in the states of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Maine, Vermont, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire. This district includes the honorary consulates in Boston, MA, Jamestown, NY and Philadelphia, PA.
Cultural, Commercial and Public Affairs
The Consulate conducts cultural, commercial and public affairs, including coordination and support of events to showcase Swedish culture and promote Swedish interests in the New York area. The Consulate also provides information about Sweden to the public and media, and facilitates exchange between organizations, companies and institutions in Sweden and the U.S.
The Consulate provides assistance in wide range of consular matters, including passports, citizenship matters and applications for coordination numbers. The Consulate also provides assistance to Swedes in case of an emergency.
To stay informed of Swedish activities and events in the New York area, join the Consulate on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn:
> www.twitter.com/swedennewyork and www.twitter.com/swedennybiz
See here for photos from the Consulate's event and activities: www.flickr.com/swedennewyork
To be included in the Consulate's cultural mailing list, sign up here: