The Speaker is the Riksdag's principal representative, and as such directs and organises the Riksdag's work procedures.

The Speaker's tasks include presiding over the meetings of the Chamber. He is assisted by three Deputy Speakers.

Urban Ahlin has been the Speaker of the Riksdag since the parliamentary elections in 2014.

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The Speaker visited the western Balkans

Between 22-26 February, the Speaker Urban Ahlin travelled to the western Balkans. Together with a Riksdag delegation he visited Albania, Kosovo and Montenegro. The talks were centred on development in the region, particularly considering the reforms that are required as part of the EU's integration process.

The First Deputy Speaker meets Serbia's Prime Minister

On Monday 2 February, First Deputy Speaker Tobias Billström (Moderate Party) received the Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić for talks.

Stockholm Peace Talks focus on peace and conflict resolution

The Stockholm Peace Talks were held at the Riksdag on 29 January. A number of well-known speakers from Sweden and the rest of the world contributed with stories, insights and thoughts on the subject of peace and conflict resolution. The Speaker Urban Ahlin introduced the event, which can be followed on the Riksdag webcast service.

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If you are a journalist with questions about the Speaker, please contact the Speaker’s Press Secretary.

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The Speaker and the Deputy Speakers

Press photos of the Speaker and Deputy Speakers will be available together with other photos from the Riksdag.