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  • Sweden nominates Ylva Johansson as new European Commissioner

    Ylva Johansson, Minister for Employment, and Prime Minister Stefan Löfven.
    Ylva Johansson, Minister for Employment, and Prime Minister Stefan Löfven. Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices of Sweden

    The Government has decided to nominate Ylva Johansson, Minister for Employment and one of Sweden’s most experienced ministers, as the new Swedish European Commissioner.

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Key acts and ordinances entering into force in mid-2019

This compilation contains a selection of acts and ordinances – both new and amended – that enter into force in mid-2019

On 18 July, Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist and the United Kingdom’s Secretary of State for Defence Penny Mordaunt signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in London.
On 18 July, Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist and the United Kingdom’s Secretary of State for Defence Penny Mordaunt signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in London. Photo: Adriana Haxhimustafa/Government Offices

Sweden and United Kingdom sign agreement on development of future combat aircraft capabilities

On 18 July, Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist and the United Kingdom’s Secretary of State for Defence Penny Mordaunt signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in London agreeing to examine the possibilities for joint development of future combat aircraft capabilities and combat aircraft systems.

Prime Minister Stefan Löfven at the press conference
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven announced today that the Government will hold the conference in Malmö on 27–28 October 2020. Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices

Malmö to host conference on combating antisemitism and remembrance of the Holocaust

Prime Minister Stefan Löfven announced today that the Government will hold the conference in Malmö on 27–28 October 2020. The aim of the conference is to counter and combat antisemitism, and pass on the memory of the Holocaust.

 Prime Minister and Minister of Gender Equality
“Gender equality is a matter of justice. We see the inequality between women and men as a social problem. And this is where policy can create change,” say Stefan Löfven and Åsa Lindhagen. Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices of Sweden

Feminist policy must make a difference in people’s daily lives and experiences

Since 21 January 2019, Sweden has a new feminist Government. “We will use our policies to build a society in which all people have equal value and equal rights, opportunities and responsibilities, and in which no one is limited by their gender,” say Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and Minister for Gender Equality Åsa Lindhagen.

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