Tuesday 20 June 2017
On 14-17 June, the Speaker Urban Ahlin made an official visit to Kazakhstan. During the visit, the Speaker and his delegation met the Speakers of both chambers of the Parliament of Kazakhstan as well as the Prime Minister.
Thursday 15 June 2017
On 13 June, Aung San Suu Kyi, the State Counsellor of Myanmar (Burma) gave an address at the Riksdag at the invitation of the Speaker Urban Ahlin.
Wednesday 14 June 2017
The Riksdag has voted in favour of the Government's proposal on Swedish participation in the EU naval operation Atalanta. The operation focuses on security in the waters off Somalia's coast.
Monday 26 June
On Monday and Tuesday there will be interpellation debates. Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström (Social Democratic Party) will be answering an interpellation about Sweden's actions in the Security Council regarding the issue of Western Sahara. Minister for Home Affairs Anders Ygeman (Social Democratic Party) will also be answering an interpellation about the recent global IT attack.
Between Tuesday and Wednesday the Speaker of the Riksdag Urban Ahlin will be travelling to Washington DC. During the week, twelve members of the Riksdag will participate in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe's (PACE's) summer session in Strasbourg.
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.
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