Holocaust Remembrance Day was 27 January. In cities in Europe and around the world, the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau was commemorated. Throughout Sweden, demonstrations and seminars were arranged to commemorate one of the darkest chapters of human history.
"I condemn today's attack on the Ukrainian city of Mariupol. I extend my condolences to the families of those who were killed and to Ukraine."
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven is attending the World Economic Forum in Davos on 22-23 January.
"First and foremost, I will pursue the issue of how we can use the potential offered by globalisation to create more jobs and increase growth. But my focus will also be on how we can build more equal and gender-equal societies. Over the past few decades we have seen how many countries have become increasingly unequal, and this is a trend that must be broken," says Mr Löfven.
On Friday 23rd January, a press brief toke place between the Swedish minister for Social Security, Ms. Annika Strandhäll, the Swedish minister for Children, the Elderly and Gender Equality, Ms. Åsa Regnér and the Romanian minister of Labour, Family, Social Protection and Elderly, Ms. Rovana Plumb. The press brief can be watched here.
Ministry of Finance,
20 January 2015
Slow recovery in Swedish economy
Prime Minister's Office, Ministry for Foreign Affairs,
07 January 2015
Statements of the Government about the attack in Paris
Prime Minister's Office,
27 December 2014
Swedish Government decides not to call extraordinary election
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is a major problem for the countries affected, and Sweden has therefore provided extensive humanitarian support.
The Study in Sweden-website is a comprehensive resource for information about higher education in Sweden.