Tuesday 10 January 2017
A debate between party leaders was held on Wednesday 11 January. During the debate, the leaders of all the parties represented in the Riksdag had the opportunity to argue in favour of the policies they wish to pursue. The debate was interpreted into English and can be viewed via the Riksdag webcast service.
Wednesday 14 December 2016
Sweden will continue to participate in the ongoing military training mission in northern Iraq in 2017. This is what has been decided by the Riksdag.
Sweden will continue to participate in NATO's Resolute Support Mission (RSM) in Afghanistan in 2017. This is what has been decided by the Riksdag. The aim is to assist the Afghan security forces with training and advice in order to strengthen their ability to independently deal with security in the country.
Monday 16 January
On Tuesday there will be interpellation debates. Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström (Social Democratic Party) will be answering interpellations about Sweden's structured political dialogue with Iran and about global oppression of women.
On Wednesday, the Riksdag will debate and decide on a number of matters including defence policy. There will be a question-and-answer session with Government ministers on Thursday. Minister for EU Affairs and Trade Ann Linde will be answering questions from members of the Riksdag. On Friday, the Government will be consulting the Committee on EU Affairs.
The Speaker is the Riksdag's principal representative, and as such directs and organises the Riksdag's work procedures. Urban Ahlin (Social Democratic Party) has been the Speaker of the Riksdag since 2014.
All debates from the Chamber are broadcast live via the Riksdag webcast service. A few of them are also interpreted into English.
Some of the functions that can be found in the English section are only available in Swedish. These include the search function and parliamentary documents.