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Major educational project against racism

Holocaust Remembrance Day was 27 January. In cities in Europe and around the world, the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau was commemorated. Throughout Sweden, demonstrations and seminars were arranged to commemorate one of the darkest chapters of human history.

Statement by Prime Minister Stefan Löfven on the attack on Mariupol

"I condemn today's attack on the Ukrainian city of Mariupol. I extend my condolences to the families of those who were killed and to Ukraine."

Stefan Löfven attending World Economic Forum in Davos

Prime Minister Stefan Löfven is attending the World Economic Forum in Davos on 22-23 January.

"First and foremost, I will pursue the issue of how we can use the potential offered by globalisation to create more jobs and increase growth. But my focus will also be on how we can build more equal and gender-equal societies. Over the past few decades we have seen how many countries have become increasingly unequal, and this is a trend that must be broken," says Mr Löfven.

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Press brief with the Romanian minister for Work, Family, Social Protection and Elderly

On Friday 23rd January, a press brief toke place between the Swedish minister for Social Security, Ms. Annika Strandhäll, the Swedish minister for Children, the Elderly and Gender Equality, Ms. Åsa Regnér and the Romanian minister of Labour, Family, Social Protection and Elderly, Ms. Rovana Plumb. The press brief can be watched here.

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