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  • Gabriel Wikström appointed national coordinator for the 2030 Agenda

    Portrait photo of Mr Wikström and Ms Lövin
    National coordinator for the 2030 Agenda Gabriel Wikström and Minister Isabella Lövin. Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices of Sweden

    The Government has appointed Gabriel Wikström as national coordinator for the 2030 Agenda. The appointment of a national coordinator is part of the Government’s work to implement the 2030 Agenda.

  • Summit on the EU’s long-term budget

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    Prime Minister Stefan Löfven represents Sweden at the summit in Brussels on February 20. At the summit, the EU leaders will try to agree on the EU’s next long-term budget. Photo: European Council

    On Thursday 20 February, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will be in Brussels to meet his colleagues in the European Council. They will try to agree on the EU’s long-term budget for 2021–2027.

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

Prime Minister Stefan Löfven participated in the World Holocaust Forum

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.

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