The Government of Sweden
The Government governs Sweden and is the driving force in the process of legislative change, thereby influencing the development of our society. The Government consists of a prime minister and 21 ministers.
Ministries and ministers
The ministry is responsible for issues concerning culture, democracy, media, the national minorities, and the language and culture of the Sami people. The Ministry is also responsible for sport, youth policy and issues concerning civil society, faith communities, and burial and cremation services.
The Ministry is responsible for the labour market, the work environment, gender equality, human rights at national level, children’s rights and the introduction of newly arrived immigrants.
The Ministry of Finance works with issues concerning economic policies, taxes, central government administration, financial markets and consumer policy.
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Sweden's missions abroad are responsible for Sweden’s foreign, development assistance and trade policy.