Ministry of Defence
The Ministry of Defence is responsible for Sweden’s military defence and its support agencies. Its strategic planning includes international operations and security-building activities, which the agencies are instructed to implement and follow up.
News from Ministry of Defence
Minister for Defence Pål Jonson to take part in NORDEFCO and Northern Group’s ministerial meeting
The meeting will mainly focus on Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Europe’s changing security environment and future Nordic defence cooperation.
Government to send record support package to Ukraine
The Government is moving ahead on a winter package to Ukraine. The package is the largest to date and includes military and humanitarian support and support for rehabilitation of critical infrastructure.
Continued support to Ukraine and closer cooperation with NATO in focus at EU defence ministers meeting
Continued support to Ukraine and the EU’s closer cooperation with NATO were in focus at the EU defence ministers meeting in Brussels on 15 November. This was Pål Jonson’s first EU meeting as Sweden’s Minister for Defence.
Sweden’s and Finland’s NATO membership applications in focus when Minister for Defence visited Finland
On Monday 24 October, Minister for Defence Pål Jonson visited Finland’s Minister of Defence Antti Kaikkonen in Helsinki. It was Mr Jonson’s first visit abroad as Minister for Defence.
Pål Jonson is new Minister for Defence
Pål Jonson is new Minister for Defence and head of ministry.
Carl-Oskar Bohlin is new Minister for Civil Defence
Carl-Oskar Bohlin is new Minister for Civil Defence at the Ministry of Defence.