News from the Government and Government Offices
Minister for Defence Pål Jonson to take part in NORDFECO and Northern Group’s ministerial meeting
The meeting will mainly focus on Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Europe’s changing security environment and future Nordic defence cooperation.
Statement of Government EU Policy
Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson presented the Statement of Government EU Policy in the debate between party leaders on EU policy on 16 November 2022. Check against delivery.
Sweden’s new Government
On Thuesday 18 October, the Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson presented the Statement of Government Policy in the Riksdag and also announced the ministers who will form the new Government. The change of government took place at a Council of State at the Royal Palace presided over by His Majesty The King.
Climate and environment minister’s week at COP27
Today marked the start of environment ministers’ week at the UN COP27 Climate Change Conference, and Sweden’s Minister for Climate and the Environment Romina Pourmokhtari is on site to take part in the negotiations.
Government to send record support package to Ukraine
The Government is moving ahead on a winter package to Ukraine. The package is the largest to date and includes military and humanitarian support and support for rehabilitation of critical infrastructure.
The Government appoints Henrik Landerholm as National Security Adviser
(New version) Sweden is facing the greatest foreign, security and defence policy challenges of modern times. For this reason, Sweden’s security policy activities must be coordinated and its crisis management organised so they reflect today’s complex threat and risk landscape. The Government therefore intends to establish a national security council at the Prime Minister’s Office.