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Speech by Alice Bah Kuhnke at the AIPCE Conference
Stockholm, 6 October 2016. Check against delivery.
Continued efforts for a Sweden that stands together – Government to invest SEK 132 million
The Government is mobilising efforts to foster an open and democratic society. Initiatives within the framework of ‘a Sweden that stands together’ were presented in the 2016 Spring Fiscal Policy Bill. This work will continue with additional initiatives for a society with open meeting places, more local cultural activities and an enhanced civil society, as well as measures against discrimination, extremism, threats and hate. A total of SEK 132 million is being committed in the Budget Bill for 2017 and the autumn amending budget for 2016. The initiatives are included in the Budget Bill for 2017 and the autumn amending budget for 2016, which are based on an agreement between the government parties and the Left Party.
Speech by Alice Bah Kuhnke at MTM's conference "Take Part"
Stockholm, 17 May 2016. Check against delivery.
The Government is investing in a Sweden that keeps together
In the spring budget for 2016, the Government is investing SEK 44 million in safeguarding our open society and democracy, and combating polarisation, racism and violent extremism. This is proposed in the Government’s spring budget for 2016 following an agreement with the Left Party.
More resources for libraries and access to civic information safeguards open society
The Government is investing SEK 11 million to promote libraries as meeting places for the free formation of opinion, information exchange and opportunities for shared knowledge, and to advance the accessibility of literature and civic information. This is proposed in the Government Bill ‘Spring Amending Budget for 2016’ following an agreement with the Left Party.
Continuity and long-term thinking in ANDT work
In February 2016 the Swedish Government adopted a new coherent strategy for alcohol, narcotics, doping and tobacco (ANDT) for the period 2016–2020. In the new strategy, the Government takes further steps to increase activity in this area to achieve the objective set by the Riksdag: A society free from narcotic drugs and doping, with reduced alcohol-related medical and social harm and reduced tobacco use.
State Secretary Maja Fjaestad on algorithms and their impact on society
“Algorithms in Society” is the name of a report presented at a seminar on Friday 11 March. To gain a greater understanding of algorithms and their importance to society, the Prime Minister’s Office’s Secretariat for Strategic Development for the Future tasked researchers Jutta Haider and Olof Sundin from Lund University’s Department of Arts and Cultural Sciences to find out more about algorithms and their social impact. The report was presented to State Secretary Maja Fjaestad.
High Level Segment of the 31st session of the Human Rights Council Geneva
Geneva, 1 March 2016. Statement delivered by Minister for Culture and Democracy Alice Bah Kuhnke.
Speech by Alice Bah Kuhnke at the seminar "The Hero Factor Against Extremism"
Stockholm, 11 November 2015. Check against delivery.