News from Sweden

Sweden was among 70 nations that took part in #GivingTuesday this year. It was the country's first year of participation, with the campaign being led by the Swedish Fundraising Council FRII.

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Sweden is considering the introduction of a gambling licence system with the aim of opening up the country’s state-controlled monopoly gambling marketplace to include not only non-profit organisations and state players but also foreign commercial operators.

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Last month saw 13 fundraisers pass their Certifieringsutbildning Fundraising in Sweden and become EFA Certified fundraisers, bringing the total in the country to more than 80.

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Charlotte RydhSwedish Fundraising Council FRII has appointed Charlotte Rydh as its new secretary general. Rydh will take over from current interim secretary general Johan Mast at the start of September 2016.

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