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Amendment to exemptions from entry ban for residents of Israel
The Government has today decided on an amendment to the temporary ban on entry into Sweden. The amendment concerns an exemption for residents of a certain specified non-EU country and is in line with the Council of the European Union’s latest recommendation to EU Member States.
The Istanbul Convention is an important tool in efforts to stop men’s violence against women
On 11 May 2021, the Swedish Government will join the international celebrations to mark the 10th anniversary of the Istanbul Convention. The Istanbul Convention is the informal name of the Council of Europe’s Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence.
Agreement entered into to improve possibilities to investigate crimes committed by Da’esh/ISIL
To facilitate efforts by Swedish law enforcement authorities to investigate crimes committed by ISIL terrorists, Sweden today entered into a cooperation agreement with UNITAD.
Speech by Lena Hallengren at the UN High-level Interactive Dialogue on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)
Speech by the Minister for Health and Social Affairs Lena Hallengren at the UN High-level Interactive Dialogue on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) on April 29. Check against delivery.
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven in WHO meeting on strengthening global health efforts
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven participated in a round-table discussion on Tuesday with the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response (IPPPR).
The Government plans to donate one million vaccine doses to the COVAX global vaccine cooperation
Due to the very serious pandemic situation, vaccine deliveries to the COVAX global vaccine cooperation have been delayed. Sweden is therefore panning to donate one million doses of the Astra Zeneca vaccine to COVAX to help meet the acute need for vaccines around the world. The donation will not affect Sweden’s national vaccination efforts.
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven to participate in WHO’s independent pandemic panel on 4 May
On Tuesday, 4 May, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will participate in a round-table discussion with the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response (IPPPR), which was established by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Briefing by H.E. Ms. Ann Linde, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden and OSCE Chairperson-in-Office to the Council of Europe
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Prime Minister Stefan Löfven welcomes US decision to join global Leadership Group for Industry Transition
The United States and President Joe Biden have joined the global Leadership Group for Industry Transition (LeadIT). The Group, launched in 2019 by Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, gathers countries and companies to drive the low-carbon transition of energy-intensive industries.
Speech by Per Bolund at President Biden's climate summit
Speech by the Minister for Environment and Climate Per Bolund at a roundtable discussion on April 23 led by US Climate Envoy John Kerry and Secretary of State Antony Blinken during President Joe Biden's climate summit. Check against delivery.