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The Speaker to visit South Korea

On 18-24 April, the Speaker Urban Ahlin will be making an official visit to South Korea together with a Riksdag delegation. The Speaker will also be participating in a research seminar.

The Riksdag this week

On Monday and Tuesday, the Committee on Foreign Affairs will be visiting the Netherlands. On Tuesday, there will be a current affairs debate on access to state services throughout the country. The Minister of Public Administration Ardalan Shekarabi (Social Democratic Party) will participate in this debate. On Wednesday, the Minister for Finance Magdalena Andersson (Social Democratic Party) will present the Government's Spring Fiscal Policy Bill and a budgetary amendment to the Riksdag. This will be followed by a debate with spokespersons for financial matters from the various political parties. On Thursday, the Committee on the Constitution will hold hearings on matters relating to the scrutiny of ministers' performance of their official duties. The Minister for Foreign Affairs (Social Democratic Party) will be questioned on the declaration on Palestine in the statement of government policy. On the same day, there will be a question-and-answer session, at which Government ministers will be answering questions directly from the members in the Chamber. On Friday, the Government will consult the Committee on EU Affairs. Interpellation debates will be held on the same day. During the interpellation debates, the Minister for Enterprise and Innovation Mikael Damberg (Social Democratic Party) will be answering interpellations on the Government's export strategy for the Middle East and human rights in Swedish trade policy.

Visit by the Speaker to Vietnam

On 1 April the Speaker Urban Ahlin met Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and Chairman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Nguyen Sinh Hung. The meetings were part of the Speaker's current visit to Vietnam.



Proposals from members of the Riksdag (in Swedish)

International activities

The assembly room of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. Photo: the Council of Europe.

The members of the Riksdag work internationally to promote democracy, peace and human rights.

The Riksdag in society

The Riksdag. Photo: Melker Dahlstrand.

The Riksdag, the Government, public authorities and agencies, and municipalities are examples of important actors in our public sector.

Virtual tour

Welcome to this tour of the Swedish Parliament - the Riksdag. Visit its rooms and read about the work, history, art and architecture.

Welcome to this tour of the Swedish Parliament - the Riksdag. Visit its rooms and read about the work, history, art and architecture.