Friday 24 February 2017
On 20 February, the Speaker Urban Ahlin received Canada's Governor General David Johnston for a meeting at the Riksdag.
On 19-21 February the First Deputy Speaker Tobias Billström (Moderate Party) visited Cyprus together with a delegation of members of the Riksdag.
Monday 13 February 2017
A foreign policy debate was held on Wednesday 15 February. The first part of the debate was introduced with the presentation of the Statement of Government Policy on Foreign Affairs by the Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström (Social Democratic Party). One representative from each party then participated in the initial debate. In the second part of the debate, all members who wished to speak were given the floor. The first part of the debate was interpreted into English and can be viewed via the Riksdag webcast service.
Monday 27 February
On Monday, the Speaker Urban Ahlin will receive the President of the Bundestag, the Federal Parliament of Germany. Interpellation debates will be held on Tuesday. The Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström (Social Democratic Party) will answer an interpellation on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline.
On Wednesday, the Riksdag will debate and take decisions on a number of matters. This is also the case on Thursday, when the matters to be considered by the Riksdag will include the policy for global development in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and possibilities for the state to protect defence interests.
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.