News from the Government and Government Offices
Press conference with Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson and President of the European Parliament Roberta Metsola
On Wednesday 30 November at 11.45, Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson and President of the European Parliament Roberta Metsola will hold a joint press conference in connection with the European Parliament’s Conference of Presidents visiting Sweden for discussions with the Government, ahead of the Swedish Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
Minister for Foreign Affairs Tobias Billström in Bucharest for meeting of NATO Ministers of Foreign Affairs
Minister for Foreign Affairs Tobias Billström is in Bucharest on 29–30 November to take part in the meeting of NATO Ministers of Foreign Affairs, marking Sweden’s first time participating as an applicant country (invitee).
Joint statement by the Foreign Ministers of Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden and Ukraine
We, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden and Ukraine, strongly condemn the Russian war of aggression against Ukraine that has caused enormous suffering to the Ukrainian people. It has also undermined security and stability in Europe and represents a serious attack on our rules based international order.
New action plan to combat men’s violence against women to be prepared
The Government will soon begin work on a new action plan to counter and combat men’s violence against women. The action plan will contain concrete measures to ensure that effective steps to combat men's violence against women are taken.
Minister for Defence Pål Jonson to take part in NORDEFCO and Northern Group’s ministerial meeting
The meeting will mainly focus on Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Europe’s changing security environment and future Nordic defence cooperation.
Statement of Government EU Policy
Correction: Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson presented the Statement of Government EU Policy in the debate between party leaders on EU policy on 16 November 2022. Check against delivery.
Government to send record support package to Ukraine
The Government is moving ahead on a winter package to Ukraine. The package is the largest to date and includes military and humanitarian support and support for rehabilitation of critical infrastructure.