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  • Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson received United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken

    United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Swedens Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson in front of the nations flags of USA and Sweden.
    United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Swedens Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson. Photo: Magnus Liljegren/Government Offices

    On Thursday 2 December Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson received United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken.

    Some of the topics of the discussion were climate change and the green transition, the pandemic, democracy, technology and regional challenges.

  • Change of government, 30 November 2021

    Swedens Government led by Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson.
    Swedens Government led by Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson. Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices

    Today in the Riksdag, Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson announced the ministers who will serve in the Government. The change of government takes place at a Council of State at the Royal Palace presided over by His Majesty the King. The Council of State begins at 13.00.

  • Government.se is being updated

    Sweden has a new Government, led by Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson. Due to the change of government, the information on government.se is now being updated.

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

    Illustration. Government offices

    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.

Illustration. Government offices

Decision on vaccination certificates for public gatherings and events applies as of 1 December 2021

The Government has adopted an amendment to the Limitations Ordinance that enables use of vaccination certificates at public gatherings and events. The amendment enters into force on 1 December 2021.

Illustration: Itziar Castany Ramirez

Swedish innovation

The Government wants to strengthen Sweden’s innovative capacity and climate for innovation so as to contribute to sustainable development and establish conditions to create new jobs throughout the country.

Photo: Folio

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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