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Speech by Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson at the European Council on Foreign Relations
Stockholm, June 8, 2023 Check against delivery
Speech by Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson at Sommarminglet with Swedish tech entrepreneurs
Stockholm, June 8, 2023 Check against delivery
EU Member States agree on key parts of Pact on Migration and Asylum
Better distribution of asylum applications, harmonised asylum processes and a more harmonised regulatory framework for third-country workers. After years of negotiations, the EU Member States have agreed on significant parts of the Pact on Migration and Asylum.
Published · Article from Ministry of Justice
Government instructs Business Sweden to coordinate efforts to set up large battery plants as part of automotive industry’s green transition
Last week, the Government decided to task Business Sweden with strengthening the coordination of efforts to set up large battery plants as part of the automotive industry’s green transition.
Published · Press release from Ebba Busch , Ministry of Climate and Enterprise
Johan Forssell hosts conference on private sector engagement in Ukraine’s recovery and reconstruction
Today, Wednesday 8 June, Minister for International Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade Johan Forssell is hosting an international conference on recovery and reconstruction in Ukraine. The aim is to promote and facilitate private sector engagement in these efforts, and to prepare for the upcoming Ukraine Recovery Conference in London on 21–22 June.
Published · Press release from Johan Forssell , Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Speech by Minister for Gender Equality and Working Life Paulina Brandberg at the 111th International Labour Conference
Genève, 8 June 2023. Check against delivery.
Published · Speech from Paulina Brandberg , Ministry of Employment
Friends of Sudan Group Statement
France, Germany, Norway, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sweden, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, and the European Union, as members of the Friends of Sudan, express their deep concern about the ongoing violence and the catastrophic humanitarian situation in Sudan, including reports about violations of international humanitarian law and human rights, as well as about widespread looting of humanitarian supplies.
Published · Statement from Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Towards a green transatlantic marketplace
As holder of the Presidency of the Council of the EU, Sweden hosted the fourth meeting of the EU-US Trade and Technology Council (TTC) in Luleå on 30–31 May. Luleå, located in Sweden’s Arctic region, was selected as the venue to showcase Swedish solutions for the green and industrial transitions.
Published · Article from Ebba Busch , Johan Forssell , Tobias Billström , Ministry for Foreign Affairs , Ministry of Climate and Enterprise
Focus on children at high-level meeting on protecting and supporting children in Ukraine
Support to Ukraine is the most important priority during the Swedish Presidency of the Council of the EU. On 1–2 June, the Swedish Presidency held a high-level meeting on protecting children to highlight how Ukrainian children have been affected by Russia’s aggression, and to discuss what EU Member States can do to respond to their needs. A very large number of Member States signed a declaration at the meeting.
Government measures to strengthen Swedish citizenship
To enhance the value of Swedish citizenship, the Government considers that the requirements that must be met to become a Swedish citizen need to be more stringent. For this reason, on Friday 5 May, Minister for Migration Maria Malmer Stenergard convened a press briefing along with the Sweden Democrats group leader in the Riksdag, Linda Lindberg. At the briefing, they outlined what measures the Government intends to take to strengthen Swedish citizenship.
Published · Article from Maria Malmer Stenergard , Ministry of Justice
Protecting and helping children a new step in Sweden’s support to Ukraine
Over seven million people in Ukraine have been forced to leave their homes and seek temporary protection from Russia’s aggression, both within Ukraine and in other European countries. The overwhelming majority are women and children. Children are often among the most vulnerable in war and conflict. Sweden and Ukraine have now entered into a cooperation agreement to continue supporting and protecting children.
Published · Press release from Camilla Waltersson Grönvall , Ministry of Health and Social Affairs
Opening speech at the 2023 Stockholm Internet Forum
The Swedish Ambassador for Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law Cecilia Ruthström-Ruin gave an opening speech on 30 May at the 2023 Stockholm Internet Forum. Check against delivery.
Published · Speech from Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Speech by Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson at the Stockholm China Forum
Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson gave a speech on May 30 at the Stockholm China Forum. Check against delivery.
Inquiry report on knowledge requirements for a permanent residence permit presented
Today, Inquiry Chair and Judge Fredrik Fries presented his inquiry report to Minister for Migration Maria Malmer Stenergard. The Inquiry proposes introducing requirements of Swedish language skills and knowledge of Swedish society as conditions for being granted a permanent residence permit.
Published · Press release from Maria Malmer Stenergard , Ministry of Justice
Minister for Health Care raised important health care issues for the EU at World Health Assembly
The theme of this year’s World Health Assembly (WHA) was the World Health Organization (WHO) at 75 and the work it does. Representing the EU and its Member States, Minister for Health Care Acko Ankarberg Johansson took part on the first two days (21–22 May).
Published · Article from Acko Ankarberg Johansson , Ministry of Health and Social Affairs
Press conference in Luleå with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken
On Tuesday 30 May, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will visit Sweden. On the first day of the visit, he will meet with Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson and Minister for Foreign Affairs Tobias Billström at Luleå air base, Norrbotten Wing (F 21). A press conference will be held after the meeting.
Published · Press release, Webcast from Tobias Billström , Ulf Kristersson , Ministry for Foreign Affairs , Prime Minister's Office
Speech by Minister for Foreign Affairs Tobias Billström on Africa Day
Minister for Foreign Affairs Tobias Billström gave a speech on 25 May on the occasion of Africa Day. Check against delivery
Published · Speech from Tobias Billström , Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Focus on Western Balkans during Foreign Affairs Council meeting of EU foreign ministers on 22 May
Developments in the Western Balkans were on the agenda for the Foreign Affairs Council meeting of EU foreign ministers on 22 May. At Sweden’s initiative, a working lunch with the foreign ministers from the Western Balkan countries was held in conjunction with the meeting.
Published · Article from Tobias Billström , Ministry for Foreign Affairs