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Malmö International Forum on Holocaust Remembrance and Combating Antisemitism

The Malmö International Forum on Holocaust Remembrance and Combating Antisemitism – Remember-ReAct – was held on 13 October 2021. The participants included heads of state and government, international organisations and social media platforms, all invited by Prime Minister Stefan Löfven. The programme focused on four main themes: Holocaust remembrance; Holocaust education; Antisemitism on social media platforms; and Combating antisemitism and other forms of racism in all spheres of life. During the conference, many concrete pledges were made to strengthen Holocaust remembrance efforts and to combat racism.

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Entry ban on travel to Sweden extended

The Government has decided to extend the entry restrictions for travel from both the EU/EEA and from other countries until 31 October 2021. As of 30 June, the Swedish regulation has been adapted to the EU regulation on a COVID certificate on travel to Sweden from EU/EEA States. Entry from Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Norway is not subject to any entry restrictions.

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Budget Bill for 2022: A stronger and more sustainable Sweden after the pandemic

The Government presented the Budget Bill for 2022 to the Riksdag 20 September. In it, the Government proposes measures to accelerate the climate transition, get more people into work, strengthen the welfare system and make Sweden a safe country for all. In total, reforms worth approximately SEK 74 billion are involved.

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Prime Minister Stefan Löfven Photo: Kristian Pohl/Government Offices

Statement of Government Policy

Statement of Government Policy delivered by Prime Minister Stefan Löfven at the opening of the 2021 Riksdag session.

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