News from the Government and Government Offices

  • Swedish experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic

    The COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on the whole world and represents a global challenge the likes of which we have not seen for decades. All affected countries are now trying to solve the crisis with as few negative consequences as possible for people’s lives and health.

  • Extension of temporary entry ban to Sweden until 31 August 2020 and easing of restrictions for more travellers

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    To mitigate the effects of the spread of COVID-19 and reduce the outbreak, a temporary ban on entry to the EU via Sweden is in force. The Government today decided to extend the entry ban until 31 August 2020. At the same time, the Government decided to ease the restrictions for more travellers. Today's decision was taken following a Council of the European Union recommendation.

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The Government’s work in response to the virus responsible for COVID-19

There is an ongoing outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which causes the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The Government and the Government Offices are following developments carefully and are in continuous contact with the responsible authorities.

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Key acts and ordinances entering into force in mid-2020

This compilation contains a selection of acts and ordinances – both new and amended – that enter into force in mid-2020.

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New date for the Malmö International Forum on Holocaust Remembrance and Combating Antisemitism

The Malmö International Forum on Holocaust Remembrance and Combating Antisemitism will take place in Malmö on 13–14 October 2021. The Forum has been postponed one year due to the unfortunate circumstances of the current pandemic.

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Swedish Government Offices Yearbook 2019

How many people work at the Government Offices? What was the central government budget like last year? How many acts and ordinances were issued last year? The answer to these and other questions can be found in the Swedish Government Offices Yearbook 2019.

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