Ministry of JusticeSvenska
Morgan Johansson, Minister for Justice and Migration visited the United States on april 22-24 and held a speech at the UN Security Council Open Debate on the Role of Youth in Countering Violent Extremism and Promoting Peace.
"We are dismayed by the shipwreck in the Mediterranean in which a large number of people drowned on their way to Europe. The unscrupulous people-smugglers who exploit the situation of desperate people bear a large part of the responsibility. The reports of the tragedy are harrowing and heart-rending, and the EU must now take action and strengthen our joint measures to try to prevent a repeat of this tragedy. ..."
The Ministry of Justiceis responsible for legislation concerning the constitution and general administrative law, civil law, procedural law and criminal law. The Ministry also handles matters relating to migration and asylum policy and civil crisis preparedness.
In the international arena, the Ministry takes part in efforts to lay the groundwork for international cooperation against cross-border crime.
Minister for Justice and Migration Morgan Johansson is head of the Ministry. At the Ministry is also Minister for Home Affairs Anders Ygeman. The Ministry is divided in 21 divisions.
23 April 2015Organisation and Responsibilities of the Ministry of Justice
02 December 2014CV - Catharina Espmark
01 December 2014CV - Lars Westbratt
01 December 2014CV - Ann Linde
22 October 2014Report of the Swedish Chairmanship of the Global Forum on Migration and Development 2013-2014