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statliga värdegrunden

English translation: public service ethos

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Swedish term or phrase:statliga värdegrunden
English translation:public service ethos
Entered by: Charlesp
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05:51 Feb 21, 2018
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Social Sciences - Government / Politics
Swedish term or phrase: statliga värdegrunden
I am looking for a natural sounding term (i.e. not "the state values") to express statliga värdegrunden

See e.g. Den gemensamma värdegrunden för de statsanställda (http://www.regeringen.se/informationsmaterial/2013/10/s2013....

I am thinking of something along the lines of "ethical foundation" - i.e. the "ethical foundations of the national government and its institutions."
Local time: 17:45
public service ethos
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Sven Petersson
Local time: 17:45
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4 +1public service ethos
Sven Petersson
3government ethos
Cynthia Coan



1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
public service ethos


Sven Petersson
Local time: 17:45
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 93
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Asker: Excellent!

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8 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
government ethos

Another possibility.

Cynthia Coan
United States
Local time: 08:45
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 11
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