Monday 17 December 2018
On 12 December, the Swedish Parliament held a seminar with Doctor Denis Mukwege, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2018. The seminar can be watched via the Riksdag webcast service.
On Tuesday 11 December, the Speaker Andreas Norlén held an opening speech to welcome Frances Arnold, this year's Nobel Laureate in Chemistry and Tasuku Honjo, this year's Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, to a seminar at the Riksdag.
Friday 14 December 2018
The Speaker's second proposal for a new prime minister was put to the vote in the Chamber on 14 December. The Speaker proposed Stefan Löfven (Social Democratic Party). The Riksdag voted against the proposal, as more than half of the members of the Riksdag voted against it.
Standing, from the left, First Deputy Speaker Åsa Lindestam (Social Democratic Party), the Speaker Andreas Norlén, Third Deputy Speaker Kerstin Lundgren (Centre Party) and Second Deputy Speaker Lotta Johnsson Fornarve (Left Party).
The CV contains more detailed information about the Speaker Andreas Norlén.
CV Andreas Norlén Resumé(pdf, 214 kB)
CV Andreas Norlén Assignments(pdf, 185 kB)
The Speaker is the Riksdag's principal representative, and as such directs and organises the Riksdag's work procedures.
The tasks of the Speaker
Åsa Lindestam (Social Democratic Party) is First Deputy Speaker, Lotta Johnsson Fornarve (Left Party) Second Deputy Speaker and Kerstin Lundgren (Centre Party) is Third Deputy Speaker.
The Deputy Speakers