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  • Johan Forssell took part in Ukraine Recovery Conference in Berlin

    Forssell sitting in a chair speaking in a microphone
    On 10–11 June, Minister for International Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade Johan Forssell took part in the annual Ukraine Recovery Conference, in Berlin. Photo: photothek.net

    On 10–11 June, Minister for International Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade Johan Forssell visited Berlin to take part in the annual Ukraine Recovery Conference. This year’s conference focused in particular on the important role of the private sector in reconstruction, the importance of international cooperation and the human dimension.

  • Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson received NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg

    • NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson.

      NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson.

      Photo: Magnus Liljengren/Government Offices

    • NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson.

      NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson.

      Photo: Magnus Liljengren/Government Offices

    • NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson.

      NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson.

      Photo: Stina Gullander/Government Offices

    On 6-7 June, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg visited Stockholm. The agenda included National Day celebrations at Skansen, bilateral talks and a demonstration of the Swedish Armed Forces’ activities on naval vessel HSwMS Carlskrona. Prime Minister and NATO Secretary General also held a joint press conference.

  • Prime Minister took part in press conference on AI investment in Sweden

    On Monday 3 June, Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson took part in a press conference together with Microsoft President and Vice Chair Brad Smith. Microsoft announced new investments in Sweden related to AI totalling SEK 34 billion.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyj and Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson. shaking hands on a doorstep.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyj visited Sweden in 2023 at the invitation of Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson. Photo: Magnus Liljegren/Government Offices

Continued strong support for Ukraine

The Swedish government intends to ensure long-term support from Sweden to Ukraine through three-year military support totaling SEK 75 billion.

Following an earlier decision to freeze Russian central bank assets in the EU, the EU has decided to use the net income generated by the frozen assets to provide military and macroeconomic support to Ukraine.

Johan Forssell, Minister for International Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade
Johan Forssell, Minister for International Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade Photo: Kristian Pohl/Government Offices

Swedish government increases humanitarian support to Gaza

In view of the extensive humanitarian needs in Gaza, the Government has presented a new humanitarian aid package amounting to SEK 120 million. With this decision to further increase the humanitarian assistance, Sweden will have contributed more than SEK 520 million in humanitarian aid to address the humanitarian crisis in Gaza.

Illustration: Government Offices

Three new national strategies for increased safety and security

The Government has recently presented three new national strategies for increased safety and security in Sweden. These are a strategy for strengthening efforts against violent extremism and terrorism, a strategy against organised crime and a crime prevention strategy on social prevention measures against criminal networks. You can read more about the strategies here.

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Sweden's new migration policy

Sweden’s migration policy is undergoing a paradigm shift. The Government is intensifying its efforts to reduce, in full compliance with Sweden’s international commitments, the number of migrants coming irregularly to Sweden. Labour immigration fraud and abuses must be stopped and the ‘shadow society’ combated

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