Ministry of Culture

The Ministry of Culture is responsible for issues concerning culture, democracy, media, the national minorities, and the language and culture of the Sami people.

Responsible minister

Parisa Liljestrand
Parisa Liljestrand Minister for Culture

News from Ministry of Culture

  • Winner of the Gollegiella Nordic Sami language prize

    Minister for Culture Parisa Liljestrand next to Professor Emeritus Ole Henrik Magga.
    Ole Henrik Magga and Parisa Liljestrand Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices of Sweden

    The 2022 Gollegiella Nordic Sami language prize was awarded to Professor Emeritus Ole Henrik Magga, who has spent his entire career promoting, developing and preserving the Sami languages. Through his life’s work, he has shown the Sami people and the world that the Sami languages are alive and meaningful.

  • Second IHRA plenary sessions held in Gothenburg

    • Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices of Sweden

    • Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices of Sweden

    • Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices of Sweden

    • Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices of Sweden

    • Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices of Sweden

    • Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices of Sweden

    • Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices of Sweden

    • Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices of Sweden

    • Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices of Sweden

    The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) has successfully concluded its second and final Plenary of the Swedish Presidency, which took place during four days in Gothenburg. The meetings, attended by experts, political representatives, and representatives of international organizations and civil society, inspired exchanges and developments in the field of Holocaust remembrance, education, and research under the Swedish Presidency’s motto “Together for Impact.”

    The Swedish Minister for Culture, Parisa Liljestrand, addressed the Plenary, highlighting the importance of the IHRA’s collaborative work and stating that, “Working together is the best way to promote human rights and democracy.”

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