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Strategic partnership between Sweden and Brazil – how the action plan is being updated


Brazil and Sweden entered into a strategic partnership in 2009. The partnership is accompanied by an action plan which is being updated in connection with President Dilma Rousseff’s visit to Sweden.


1. Social insurance – negotiations on an agreement will be opened.

2. Research and higher education – a cooperation agreement will be concluded.

3. Environment and climate – a joint action plan will be drafted.

4. Swedish-Brazilian business council – first high-level meeting of the council.

5. Trade and economic issues – the bilateral joint commission has been reactivated.

6. Aviation and aeronautical research – a highlevel group will be established.

7. Security and defence policy – a dialogue mechanism will be set up.

8. Sustainable mining – negotiations on a cooperation agreement will be opened.