For many people, Christmas means spending more money on consumer goods than normal. But it is not always easy to know what your rights are as a consumer. The Government is working to ensure that consumers have good opportunities to benefit from what is on offer in various markets in the form of goods and services and to ensure good consumer protection - for purchases in Sweden and from companies in other countries.
"Nelson Mandela was a person who changed the world. He was deeply convinced of the equality between human beings and had an equally strong commitment and capacity for reconciliation. He chose reconciliation where others would have chosen revenge.
He created a new South Africa and gave people all over the world someone to look up to and a role model."
Foreign Ministers Radek Sikorski and Carl Bildt of Poland and Sweden made a joint statement on developments in Ukraine, on 1 December.
Maria Larsson, Nora D. Volkow, Håkan Leifman
21 November 2013
Maria Larsson, minister
10 December 2013
14 June 2012
The Government wants to prevent the use of cannabis.On 20-21 November the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs hosted an international research conference in Stockholm. The aim was to present research from Sweden and other countries on cannabis and its impact on human health.
Ministry of Finance,
14 November 2013
Guidelines for central government debt management in 2014
28 November 2013
Government newsletter: Stronger link between training and jobs
14 November 2013
Government newsletter: Super election year 2014
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