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Follow the conference Stockholm+40

On 23-25 April 2012, the Ministry of the Environment and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs will be hosting the international conference; Stockholm+40. You may follow the conference via live webcast.

Lena Ek on future environmental policy

Minister for the Environment Lena Ek has now completed her appointments to the political staff at the Ministry of the Environment. In an interview, she describes her view of the challenges facing environmental policy and the issues that will define environmental policy in the time ahead.

Lena Ek new Minister for the Environment

Miljöminister Lena Ek

Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt today appointed Lena Ek as Minister for the Environment and head of the Ministry of the Environment. The new minister will take up her post with immediate effect.

Foto: Per Magnus Persson/Johnér

Political priorities for the Ministry of the Environment

The Ministry of the Environment works to ensure sustainable development. The riches of nature must be used in a way that will enable us to hand over a world in balance to our children and grandchildren. Priority areas for the Government's environmental policy are measures to tackle climate change and to preserve biological diversity, as well as efforts to ensure a non-toxic environment and to safeguard the Baltic and the Skagerrak and Kattegat as living seas. Market economy institutions, economic instruments, and research and new technology are important tools in the work of the Ministry.

Foto: Per Magnus Persson/Johnér

Political priorities for the Ministry of the Environment

The Ministry of the Environment works to ensure sustainable development. The riches of nature must be used in a way that will enable us to hand over a world in balance to our children and grandchildren. Priority areas for the Government's environmental policy are measures to tackle climate change and to preserve biological diversity, as well as efforts to ensure a non-toxic environment and to safeguard the Baltic and the Skagerrak and Kattegat as living seas. Market economy institutions, economic instruments, and research and new technology are important tools in the work of the Ministry.