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Member event: Is Stockholm an attractive city for foreign talent?

The Local's CEO James Savage with the panel at UMA Workspace. Photo: Nele Schröder/The Local

Published: 16.Nov.2018 11:37 hrs

'Stockholm and the Battle for Global Talent' was the theme of a panel event for The Local's Members, at which Stockholm's mayor and a group of experts and politicians discussed how the city could become more attractive for skilled international workers.

The Local's publisher James Savage kicked off the panel with a direct question for mayor Anna König Jerlmyr: “What is your first priority when it comes to attracting global talent to Stockholm?”

König Jerlmyr named three priorities: “It is about creating high quality living in Stockholm. We are also currently working on attracting international universities to Stockholm, like Harvard or MIT. For that matter, we want to start a marketing programme – many international cities have one and that would be really helpful.”

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