Content from Mats Persson
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Increased funding to University of Gothenburg to combat antisemitism
In light of international developments, the Government will increase its support to the University of Gothenburg which, via the Segerstedt Institute, spreads knowledge of working methods to combat antisemitism. This year, the Government will provide another SEK 1 million, and it intends to provide another SEK 3 million to support these efforts in 2024.
Government statement in light of attack in Brussels
Yesterday evening, the Government received the alarming news that two Swedes were killed in a terrorist attack in Brussels. The attack appears to have been aimed at Sweden and Swedish interests. Our thoughts are with the deceased and their relatives.
Published · Statement from Acko Ankarberg Johansson, Andreas Carlson, Anna Tenje, Camilla Waltersson Grönvall, Carl-Oskar Bohlin, Ebba Busch, Elisabeth Svantesson, Erik Slottner, Gunnar Strömmer, Jakob Forssmed, Jessika Roswall, Johan Forssell, Johan Pehrson, Lotta Edholm, Maria Malmer Stenergard, Mats Persson, Niklas Wykman, Pål Jonson, Parisa Liljestrand, Paulina Brandberg, Peter Kullgren, Romina Pourmokhtari, Tobias Billström, Ulf Kristersson, Government
Mats Persson and Lotta Edholm visit London
On 26–27 September, Minister for Education Mats Persson and Minister for Schools Lotta Edholm will visit London, where they will meet with their British counterparts. The visit is an opportunity for Sweden and the United Kingdom to exchange knowledge about education issues and strengthen relations between the two countries.
Sweden and the United States strengthen energy research cooperation
Research and innovation promote progress in the energy sector. Minister for Education Mats Persson today signed an implementation agreement for energy research cooperation with the United States. The agreement was signed in the Reactor Hall at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, where research reactor R1 – Sweden’s first nuclear reactor – contributed to research between 1954 and 1970.
Conference in Lund to focus on potential of research data
On 19–20 June, the Swedish Presidency will host a conference together with the Swedish Research Council and Vinnova on research data, and how research infrastructure provides new possibilities and benefits for society.
Mats Persson and Lotta Edholm to deliver opening addresses at EU education meetings in Sweden
During the week of 20–24 March, several meetings focusing on education will be held as part of the Swedish Presidency of the Council of the EU. Skills supply, the green transition and education for Ukrainian pupils are among the agenda items. Minister for Education Mats Persson and Minister for Schools Lotta Edholm will both deliver opening addresses.
People with visa exemptions to be able to show their original passport
At Thursday’s government meeting, the Government tasked the Swedish Migration Agency with making it easier for people with visa exemptions to show their original passport when applying for a temporary residence and work permit.
Swedish Higher Education Authority to conduct case studies on academic freedom
The Government has instructed the Swedish Higher Education Authority to conduct case studies on academic freedom. The aim is to provide an in-depth understanding of the work of universities and higher education institutions in promoting and protecting academic freedom and a culture that allows the free pursuit and dissemination of knowledge.