Government policy

The Government’s policies and initiatives in various areas can be found here.

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  • Media Advisory - the Malmö Forum

    The Malmö International Forum on Holocaust Remembrance and Combating Antisemitism, Remember ReAct, will take place at Malmömässan in Malmö, Sweden. Press badges can be collected at Malmö Arena Hotel, located opposite Malmömässan.

  • Nordic Defence Cooperation

    Nordic Defence Cooperation (NORDEFCO) is conducted at both military and political level and includes cooperation on training and exercises, logistics, international operations and defence equipment. The Chairmanship rotates between the Nordic countries.

  • Defence cooperation between Finland and Sweden

    Sweden's most far-reaching defence cooperation is its cooperation with Finland. The two countries have similar security policies, and they both wish to expand their already extensive defence cooperation. Sweden interacts with Finland both bilaterally and within existing multilateral forums such as the Nordic Defence Cooperation (NORDEFCO), the European Union, the United Nations and NATO.

  • WikiGap

    #WikiGap is a Swedish initiative that gathers people around the world to add more content to Wikipedia about women figures, experts and role models in various fields. So far, #WikiGap has resulted in more than 50 000 edited articles that have reached a total of more than 100 million views. Thanks to #WikiGap, more women and their achievements are being made visible on the internet.

  • Stockholm Initiative for Nuclear Disarmament

    The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) is a landmark international treaty and the cornerstone of the global nuclear disarmament architecture. Launched in Stockholm in June 2019, the Stockholm Initiative for Nuclear Disarmament aims to promote a successful outcome of the 10th Review Conference of the NPT through building political support for a pragmatic and result-oriented nuclear disarmament agenda.

  • Higher education in Sweden

    Sweden aims to be a leading knowledge nation and one of the world’s foremost research and innovation countries. The goal is for education and research at higher education institutions to maintain high international standards.

  • Transport sector transitioning for the climate

    Sweden’s ambition is to be the world’s first fossil-free welfare nation. Currently, the transport sector accounts for almost one-third of green house gas emissions in Sweden. It is the sector in Sweden with the best chances of quickly being able to transition to become fossil free. Therefore, it is vital that the transport sector shift. To achieve this, the entire transport sector must come together, and both the public and private sectors must do their share. The Swedish Government is taking strong action in many areas, which is crucial to ensure a sustainable future but also of benefit to Sweden’s competitiveness around the world.

  • Sweden's climate policy framework

    Swedens climate policy framework framework is the most important climate reform in Sweden’s history and sets out implementation of the Paris Agreement in Sweden. By 2045, Sweden is to have zero net emissions of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.

  • Swedish innovation

    The Government wants to strengthen Sweden’s innovative capacity and climate for innovation so as to contribute to sustainable development and establish conditions to create new jobs throughout the country.

  • Gender equality - long-term progress

    Gender equality is a matter of human rights, of democracy and of justice. The Government’s overall policy will redistribute power and resources for a more gender-equal society; the aim is for women and men to have the same power to shape society and their own lives.