Health, social services, social insurance


Minister celebrates 25 years of the Child Rights Convention

On 20 November, Minister for Children, the Elderly and Gender Equality Åsa Regnér and Prime Minister Stefan Löfven participated in the United Nations' 25th anniversary celebrations of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
-The Government is committed to strengthening the rights of the child and is now begining work to make the Convention on the Rights of the Child part of Swedish law, said Ms Regnér.

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Illustration of Convention om the rights of the child celebrates 25 years

Agreement on certain adjustments in the pensions agreement

The Pension Group which consists of five parties represented in the Riksdag and chaired by Ulf Kristersson has agreed on certain changes to the pensions agreement. The Group notes that, fundamentally, the pension system works well. However, in light of external changes and experience gained in the first fifteen years, there is reason to reconsider some parts of the system.