News from the Government and Government Offices
The world gathers in Madrid for the annual Climate Change Conference COP25
On 2–13 December, the countries of the world are gathering for the UN Climate Change Conference COP 25 in Madrid under the Presidency of Chile. There the countries will negotiate and decide on future work under the Paris Agreement. Sweden is advocating robust rules for the implementation of the agreement and a higher level of ambition.
Panel discussion with the 2019 Nobel Laureates in Economic Sciences
Today, 11 December, Minister for International Development Cooperation Peter Eriksson invited this year’s recipients of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel to a panel discussion about their research on poverty reduction.
Mr Eriksson moderated a discussion with Director-General of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency Carin Jämtin and the three Nobel Laureates Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer. Watch the panel discussion in the video above.
Budget Bill for 2020: Reforms for a stronger society
Today the Government presents the Budget Bill for 2020 to the Riksdag. The Government is proposing measures to increase the number of jobs, tackle the challenge of climate change, safeguard welfare throughout the country and address crime and its causes.
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven read the Statement of Government Policy
Today, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven read the Statement of Government Policy in the Riksdag and presented the Government's intended policies for the coming year. The Prime Minister presented changes within the Government.
Brexit – the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union
This page contains more information on the work of the Government and the Government Offices in response to the Brexit process, including preparations for a withdrawal. This includes a description of what a no-deal withdrawal would entail and what regulatory amendments have been implemented to deal with it, and what Brexit means for the business sector and the citizens who are particularly affected.
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.