Civil defence

Civil defence and related efforts are based on society’s crisis preparedness and aimed at defending the population, safeguarding the most important societal functions and contributing to the Swedish Armed Forces’ ability to respond to an armed attack – before and during heightened alert and during war.

Responsible for civil defence

Responsible minister

Carl-Oskar Bohlin Minister for Civil Defence

Responsible ministry

News about civil defence

  • New act will stop investments in companies by foreign actors that could harm Sweden

    Foreign direct investments are hugely important to Sweden’s business sector. At the same time, there are risks associated with foreign actors investing in protected activities. The Government has therefore today decided to refer a proposal to the Council on Legislation for a new act under which investments that involve security risks can be reviewed by a special screening authority and, if necessary, prohibited.

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