News from the Government and Government Offices

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

    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.

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Swedish experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on the whole world and represents a global challenge the likes of which we have not seen for decades. All affected countries are now trying to solve the crisis with as few negative consequences as possible for people’s lives and health.

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Change to the temporary ban on entry into Sweden

The Government has today decided on a change to the temporary ban on entry into Sweden. As a result of this change, residents of Morocco will no longer be exempted from the entry ban. Today’s decision is in line with the Council of the European Union’s latest recommendation to EU Member States.

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Key acts and ordinances entering into force in mid-2020

This compilation contains a selection of acts and ordinances – both new and amended – that enter into force in mid-2020.

Prime Minister Stefan Löfven
After a summit that lasted four days, the EU leaders reached a deal on the long-term EU budget. “Despite a difficult starting position, Sweden’s interests and priorities had a substantial impact,” said Prime Minister Stefan Löfven once the deal had been struck. Photo: Permanent Mission of Sweden to the EU

Deal reached on long-term budget at EU summit

After a marathon summit, the leaders of the 27 EU Member States reached a deal on the long-term EU budget for 2021–2027. Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and his EU colleagues also agreed a post-COVID-19 recovery package.

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