An English version of the Yearbook is available, presenting statistical data about the Government Offices of Sweden in 2013. The purpose of the Yearbook is to present facts and figures about the organisation, duties and activities of the Government Offices for English-speaking readers. In addition to statistical material it contains a brief presentation of Government ministers in 2013 and a section on sources of information and contacts at the Government Offices.
The Swedish economy is expected to continue its gradual recovery after the longest and deepest recession Sweden has experienced since the crisis of the 1930s. This is the picture presented by the Ministry of Finance's new economic forecast. The recovery has been sluggish because of the continued subdued state of the global economy. Little by little, growth will pick up in the years ahead. The public finances will strengthen as the economy returns to normal.
On 26 June, the UN Human Rights Council adopted a resolution on human rights on the internet. The resolution, entitled 'The promotion, protection, and enjoyment of human rights on the internet', was adopted unanimously.
Many people will be travelling during their holidays this summer. Although some will travel abroad, there is also considerable interest in holidaying in Sweden, among Swedes as well as tourists from other countries. You can read more below about what the Government is doing to make your holiday easier - in Sweden and abroad.
11 June 2014
Government newsletter: Sweden a leader in environmental policy
Prime Minister's Office,
10 June 2014
High-level meeting at Harpsund
Ministry of the Environment,
11 June 2014
OECD review of Sweden's environmental policy
The Study in Sweden-website is a comprehensive resource for information about higher education in Sweden.