This content was published in the period between


Invitation to press conference and seminar on new OECD report


On 29 March, the Ministry of Finance will host a press conference and follow-up seminar to present the most recent OECD Economic Survey of Sweden. OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría, Minister for Finance Magdalena Andersson, Minister for Education Anna Ekström and experts from the OECD and Sweden will take part in the seminar. Ms Andersson and Mr Gurría will hold a press conference before the seminar. The press conference and parts of the seminar will be held in English.

The OECD regularly reviews the economies of its member countries, focusing on structural issues and economic performance in the medium term. The aim is to discuss and give recommendations on key economic policy issues.

The in-depth chapter in this report deals with schools and how to improve learning outcomes and strengthen equity.

The OECD report will be published in connection with the press conference.

Time and venue for the press conference:

Date and time: 29 March 2019 at 09.15 (entry from 08.45)
Venue: Bella (Björnen). Entry via Rödbodgatan 6

Press credentials and registration required. To register for the press conference, please contact Per Strängberg. The press conference will be webcast on

Time and venue for the seminar:

Media are welcome to take part in the seminar, but the number of places is limited. Advance registration is required by 28 March at 15.00 via:

Date and time: 29 March 2019 from 10.15–12.15 (registration from 09.45)
Venue: Ministry for Foreign Affairs International Press Centre, Fredsgatan 6

Note! Unfortunately, it is not possible to bring film equipment into the room. Please bring identification.

Press contact

Per Strängberg
Press Secretary to Minister for Finance Magdalena Andersson
Phone (switchboard) +46 8 405 10 00