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  • Prime Minister Stefan Löfven visited Yad Vashem to participate in the World Holocaust Forum

    Prime Minister Stefan Löfven
    Prime Minister Stefan Löfven at Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust remembrance centre. Photo: Maria Soläng/Government Offices

    On 22 January, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven visited Jerusalem to participate in the World Holocaust Forum to honour the victims of the Holocaust and commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. The memorial ceremony took place at Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust remembrance centre.

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Malmö International Forum on Holocaust Remembrance and Combating Antisemitism

The Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will host the Malmö International Forum on Holocaust Remembrance and Combating Antisemitism on 26-27 October 2020 in Malmö, Sweden. The Forum will take place 75 years after the end of the Second World War and the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. This year also marks 20 years since the first Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust was held, and the establishment of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA).

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Key acts and ordinances entering into force late 2019/early 2020

This information material contains a selection of the acts and ordinances – both new and amended – that enter into force in the second half of 2019 or some time thereafter.

Ms Lövin being interviewed by journalists.
Minister for Environment and Climate, and Deputy Prime Minister Isabella Lövin. Photo: Jens Persson/Government Offices of Sweden

A coherent policy for the climate

For the first time, the Government is presenting a climate policy action plan to the Riksdag. The climate will be integrated into all relevant policy areas. The government bill, with its 132 measures, takes a holistic approach to how emissions will be reduced throughout Swedish society.

Minister for Finance Magdalena Andersson and Minister for EU Affairs Hans Dahlgren in front of journalists.
Minister for Finance Magdalena Andersson and Minister for EU Affairs Hans Dahlgren at a press Conference about the Government’s preparations for a no-deal Brexit. Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices of Sweden

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.

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