The 2014 election

The parliamentary elections will take place on 14 September.

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The Speaker Per Westerberg participated in the Nordic-Baltic Conference of Speakers in Palanga, Lithuania. Photo: Anastasiia Sirotkina

The Speaker participated in Nordic-Baltic Speakers' conference

The Speaker Per Westerberg visited Palanga in Lithuania to participate in this year's Nordic-Baltic Conference of Speakers. Mr Westerberg also met the Ukrainian Speaker Oleksandr Turchynov.

The Riksdag building from Riksplan. Photo: Melker Dahlstrand.

The Riksdag until the election

Members of the Riksdag will continue their parliamentary business during the summer in their home communities. Throughout the summer they have the opportunity to address written questions to Government ministers. The new Riksdag will meet on the 29 September for a roll-call. The 2014/15 Riksdag session will open on 30 September.

Raoul Wallenberg's half sister Nina Lagergren receiving the Congressional Gold Medal. To the left of Nina Lagergren member of parliament Gregory W Meeks and to the right the Speaker of the House of Representatives John Boehner. Photo: Dakota Fine.

The Speaker attends ceremony in memory of Raoul Wallenberg

Raoul Wallenberg has been honoured with the American Congressional Gold Medal. The ceremony was held in Washington D.C. in the presence of members of Raoul Wallenberg's family, the Speaker Per Westerberg and the Minister for Foreign Affairs Carl Bildt (Moderate Party).

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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.