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  • 2023 Swedish Presidency in focus during European Parliament’s Stockholm visit

    Roberta Metsola and Ulf Kristersson at a press conference.
    Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson and President of the European Parliament Roberta Metsola. Photo: Johannes Frandsen/Government Offices of Sweden

    On 30 November, the Government met with the European Parliament’s Conference of Presidents, which was visiting Stockholm ahead of the Swedish Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

  • 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.

Minister of Foreign Affairs Tobias Billström shaking hands with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in front of a photo wall.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Tobias Billström and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. Photo: NATO

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).

Minister for Gender Equality and Deputy Minister for Employment Paulina Brandberg.
Minister for Gender Equality and Deputy Minister for Employment Paulina Brandberg. Photo: Kristian Pohl.

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.

Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson
Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson presented the Statement of Government EU Policy in the debate between party leaders on EU policy on 16 November 2022. Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices of Sweden

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.

The ministers during a press conference
Pål Jonson, Minister for Defence, Ulf Kristersson, Prime Minister and Johan Forssell, Minister for International Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade during a press conference on November 16. Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices of Sweden

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.

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