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Statement from the Minister for Foreign Affairs regarding the report on Sweden's international defence and security policy cooperation
The report contains a review of bilateral, regional and multilateral cooperation in the area of defence and security policy. This includes cooperation with Finland, the Nordic and Nordic–Baltic cooperation forums and the EU, the OSCE, the UN and NATO. The inquiry’s terms of reference did not include evaluating non-participation in military alliances.
Baltic foreign ministers welcomed to Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström today received the foreign ministers of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania for talks in connection with the 25th anniversary of the Baltic countries regaining their independence and the re-establishment of diplomatic relations. An opinion piece by the foreign ministers was published ahead of the visit.
Humanitarian year 2016
Humanitarian needs in the world are increasing. At the same time, more and new types of crises and disasters have hampered response efforts in a situation in which humanitarian resources are already limited. Humanitarian issues are the focus of aid and development policy in 2016.
Statement of Foreign Policy 2016
The foreign policy debate is held in the Riksdag each year and traditionally begins with the Minister for Foreign Affairs presenting the Statement of Government Policy on Foreign Affairs.
Feminist foreign policy
Equality between women and men is a fundamental aim of Swedish foreign policy. Ensuring that women and girls can enjoy their fundamental human rights is both an obligation within the framework of our international commitments, and a prerequisite for reaching Sweden’s broader foreign policy goals on peace, and security and sustainable development.
Sweden for the UN Security Council 2017–2018
Sweden is a candidate for a seat on the United Nations Security Council for the period 2017–2018. Our candidacy for the Security Council is an expression of our readiness to take responsibility for promoting peace, security and sustainable development.
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