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Sweden’s new Government
Today, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven presented the Statement of Government Policy in the Riksdag and announced the ministers that make up the Government. The change of government took place at a Council of State at the Royal Palace presided over by His Majesty the King.
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Prime Minister Stefan Löfven to receive Polish Prime Minister
(New version) On Thursday 29 August, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will receive Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki. The two heads of government will discuss bilateral cooperation between Sweden and Poland, current EU issues, the future of the EU and the security situation in the Baltic Sea region.
Government’s preparations for a no-deal Brexit
The Swedish Government has assessed that the risk of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union without a withdrawal agreement has increased. To address the most serious consequences of a no-deal withdrawal, the Government has taken a range of measures that strengthen Sweden’s preparedness. At a press conference today, Minister for Finance Magdalena Andersson and Minister for EU Affairs Hans Dahlgren outlined Sweden’s preparations ahead of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.
Sweden nominates Ylva Johansson as new European Commissioner
The Government has decided to nominate Ylva Johansson, Minister for Employment and one of Sweden’s most experienced ministers, as the new Swedish European Commissioner.
Statement by the Prime Minister on the plane crash outside Umeå
"It is with great sorrow that I have learned about the plane crash outside Umeå. My thoughts go to the victims and their families at this difficult time. The Government is in close contact with the relevant authorities, and it is now important to investigate the cause of the crash," said Prime Minister Stefan Löfven.
Top positions at special meeting of the European Council
On 30 June, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will meet the heads of state or government of the EU Member States. At the Special Europe Council, they will continue their talks on the EU’s top positions, including who will become President of the European Commission for the next five years.
Key acts and ordinances entering into force in mid-2019
This compilation contains a selection of acts and ordinances – both new and amended – that enter into force in mid-2019
· Information material from Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Education and Research, Ministry of Employment, Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Health and Social Affairs, Ministry of Infrastructure, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of the Environment, Prime Minister's Office
Climate and future issues at EU summit
Climate change, the long-term EU budget and the EU’s strategic agenda for the coming institutional cycle were on the agenda when Stefan Löfven and other heads of state or government from EU Member States met in Brussels on 20–21 June. The EU leaders also discussed the EU’s external relations and appointments to several top positions in the EU.
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven to receive Latvian Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven is scheduled to receive Latvian Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš on Thursday 27 June.