This content was published in the period between 3 October 2014 and 20 January 2019.

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Between 3 October 2014 and 27 July 2017 he was Minister for Health Care, Public Health and Sport.

Ministers on this page who have left the government

Between 3 October 2014 and 27 July 2017 he was Minister for Health Care, Public Health and Sport.

Sport – an arena for integrating new arrivals

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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.

In conjunction with the Swedish Sports Confederation's conference on sport and integration on 3 February 2016, football coach Sara Nadif, Swedish Sports Confederation Chair Björn Eriksson and Minister for Sport Gabriel Wikström and others spoke about the importance of sport to enable new arrivals to become established in society. A short film, in which they explain how, is available here.

Ministers on this page who have left the government

Between 3 October 2014 and 27 July 2017 he was Minister for Health Care, Public Health and Sport.

Ministers on this page who have left the government

Between 3 October 2014 and 27 July 2017 he was Minister for Health Care, Public Health and Sport.