Youth policy is cross-sectoral and covers all decisions and measures that affect conditions for young people in a number of different areas, such as employment, housing, education, health, leisure, culture and influence.
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Content about youth policy
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Speech by Prime Minister Stefan Löfven at Euroskills 2016
Gothenburg, 30 November 2016 Check against delivery.
Anna Ekström to Brussels and The Hague
Today, Monday 21 November, Minister for Upper Secondary School and Adult Education and Training Anna Ekström will travel to Brussels to take part in the European Education, Youth, Culture and Sport Council. On Tuesday, Ms Ekström will meet Dutch Minister of Education Jet Bussemaker in The Hague.
Anna Ekström new Minister for Upper Secondary School and Adult Education and Training
Anna Ekström was on Tuesday appointed Minister for Upper Secondary School and Adult Education and Training. Her most recent post was as Director-General of the National Agency for Education.
Speech by Swedish Minister Åsa Regnér at the launch of the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children, New York
Speech by Minister for Children, The Elderly and Gender Equality Åsa Regnér at the launch of the Global Partnership to end violence against children in New York, July 12th, 2016. Checked against delivery.
Ministry for Foreign Affairs international campaign in support of the Global Goals
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs has launched #FirstGeneration, an international campaign in collaboration with international and local actors. The campaign is intended to strengthen international efforts on the 2030 Agenda and help ensure that new and younger target groups take on the challenges linked to the UN’s Global Goals for Sustainable Development.
Presentation of A comprehensive strategy for alcohol, narcotics, doping and tobacco policy, 2016–2020
The presentation summarises the Swedish Government's strategy for alcohol, narcotics, doping and tobacco (ANDT) for the period 2016–2020.
Continuity and long-term thinking in ANDT work
In February 2016 the Swedish Government adopted a new coherent strategy for alcohol, narcotics, doping and tobacco (ANDT) for the period 2016–2020. In the new strategy, the Government takes further steps to increase activity in this area to achieve the objective set by the Riksdag: A society free from narcotic drugs and doping, with reduced alcohol-related medical and social harm and reduced tobacco use.
Aida Hadzialic to speak at European Youth Forum in Brussels
On Thursday 14 April, Minister for Upper Secondary School and Adult Education and Training Aida Hadzialic will travel to Brussels to participate in the European Youth Forum’s Council of Members, together with European Commissioner Tibor Navracsics. Ms Hadzialic will give a speech describing how she became involved in politics and discussing the importance of giving young people influence and power to shape their own lives.
Sport – an arena for integrating new arrivals
Sweden's Government believes that it is particularly important to provide good opportunities for new arrivals to participate in Swedish society. The sports movement offers meeting places for everyone and thereby an arena for integration. The Government is therefore giving SEK 64 million annually to support the sports movement's work with new arrivals in Sweden.
Aida Hadzialic to visit New York and speak at the United Nations
Minister for Upper Secondary School and Adult Education and Training Aida Hadzialic is travelling to New York today. On Friday she will speak on Sweden’s youth policy focus in a panel in connection with the 20th anniversary of the UN World Programme of Action for Youth to the Year 2000 and Beyond (WPAY).