News from the Government and Government Offices

  • The 2021 Spring Budget

    Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices of Sweden

    Today the Government presents the guidelines for economic policy and the Spring Amending Budget with further measures to limit the spread of the virus and alleviate the consequences of the pandemic for the economy and also to work Sweden out of the crisis. The proposals presented in connection with the Spring Fiscal Policy Bill total almost SEK 45 billion. The proposals are based on an agreement between the government parties, the Centre Party and the Liberal Party.

  • The Swedish way: government policies and practices

    Illustration: The Government Offices of Sweden

    "Generations before us have built one of the richest and fairest countries in the world. Our task is to build a stronger nation – one that can make the transition to a new era. We must ensure that our children inherit a sustainable, safe and equal society." Prime Minister Stefan Löfven

    Read about the Swedish Government’s policies and practices to achieve progress in key areas.

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

    Picture: The Government Offices of Sweden

    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.

Photo: Jimmy Croona/Swedish Armed Forces

Objectives for Swedish Total defence 2021–2025 - Government bill ‘Totalförsvaret 2021–2025’

The government bill contains proposals on an overall objective for total defence, new objectives for military and civil defence, the direction of the force structure of the Swedish Armed Forces.

European Union 2017. Photo: Audiovisual Service/ Mauro Bottaro

Brexit and the EU’s future relationship with the UK

This page contains more information on how the Government and the Government Offices are working in response to Brexit.

Photo: Folio

Questions and answers about the entry ban to Sweden

The Government has decided to extend the general entry ban for foreign citizens who cannot present a negative COVID-19 test result on arrival in Sweden until 31 May 2021. To travel to Sweden from countries outside the EU/ EEA, you must be covered by at least one of the exemptions from the entry ban and also be able to present a negative COVID-19 test or be exempt from the test requirement.

Foto: Anders Löwdin/Riksdagen

The Government’s Statement of Foreign Policy 2021

On 24 February, Minister for Foreign Affairs Ann Linde presented the 2021 Statement of Foreign Policy in the Riksdag. It contains the objectives and direction for Sweden’s international action, and forms the basis of Swedish foreign policy.

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