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Between 3 October 2014 and 8 March 2018 she was Minister for Children, the Elderly and Gender Equality.

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Between 3 October 2014 and 8 March 2018 she was Minister for Children, the Elderly and Gender Equality.

Key figures met to discuss how Sweden can support vulnerable people in Romania and Bulgaria

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Today’s conference at Nalen on vulnerable EU citizens brought together Swedish values-based organisations, representatives of the business sector and the municipalities, and politicians from Sweden, Romania and Bulgaria. Minister for Children, the Elderly and Gender Equality Åsa Regnér was host.

“This is another important step in the Government’s work to provide long-term support to vulnerable people in Romania and Bulgaria,” said Ms Regnér.

“I am pleased to see the willingness to cooperate and the commitment shown by the values-based organisations and we have had many rewarding discussions today,” said Martin Valfridsson, the Government’s national coordinator for vulnerable EU citizens.

One representative from Romania was Ciprian Necula, State Secretary at the Ministry of European Funds, with a background in Roma rights issues. Representatives of the Swedish business sector and municipalities also took part in the conference.

Issues discussed at the conference included:

How can vulnerable people be supported in order to achieve long-term change?
How can values-based organisations work together?
How can the business sector be involved?

Contact

Joanna Abrahamsson
Press Secretary to Minister for Children, the Elderly and Gender Equality Åsa Regnér
Phone (switchboard) +46 8 405 10 00

Ministers on this page who have left the Government

Between 3 October 2014 and 8 March 2018 she was Minister for Children, the Elderly and Gender Equality.

Ministers on this page who have left the Government

Between 3 October 2014 and 8 March 2018 she was Minister for Children, the Elderly and Gender Equality.