Press release

State Visit from Italy

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On 13–15 November, the President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella, will pay a State Visit to Sweden at the invitation of HM The King. The President will be accompanied by his daughter Laura Mattarella.

The State Visit aims to further advance the long-standing, good Swedish-Italian relations. The themes for the State Visit are digitalisation and sustainability, European cooperation, focusing on research, and culture.

The most recent State Visit took place in 2009, when the King and Queen visited Italy.

Programme for the State Visit

To editorial offices

Media representatives will need special accreditation from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs to cover the visit. The last day to apply for accreditation is Thursday, 8 November 2018.
The accreditation is closed.


Boel Lindbergh
Head of the International Press Centre, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Phone +46 8 405 50 08
Mobile +46 72 735 50 08
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Amanda Gudmundsson
Desk Officer, European Union Department
Phone +46 8 405 97 90
Mobile +46 70 576 94 63
email to Amanda Gudmundsson