Combating terrorism

This area describes how Sweden, unilaterally and together with other states, works to counter the threat posed by terrorism. It also covers issues of legislation against money laundering and terrorist financing.

Responsible for combating terrorism

Responsible ministers

Morgan Johansson, Minister for Justice and Migration
Morgan Johansson Minister for Justice and Migration
Mikael Damberg, Minister for Home Affairs
Mikael Damberg Minister for Home Affairs

Responsible ministry

News about combating terrorism

  • Sweden hosted expert meeting on tribunal

    The 3 June, Sweden hosted a meeting of experts at senior official level, with participants from eleven EU countries, including Sweden, Germany, France, the UK and the Netherlands, and representatives of the EU and the UK. During the meeting in Stockholm today, the senior officials discussed matters related to accountability for crimes committed in the conflicts in Syria and Iraq.

  • Government proposes tougher terrorist legislation

    In a proposal referred to the Council on Legislation for consideration, the Government proposes that it should be made a punishable offence to participate in the activities of a terrorist organisation.

Content about combating terrorism

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