Wednesday 18 May 2022
The Government has proposed legislative amendments designed to improve opportunities for Sweden to receive military support in the form of military forces from other countries.
Wednesday 18 May 2022
The Finnish President Sauli Niinistö held a speech in the former Second Chamber of the Riksdag on 17 May in connection with the President’s state visit to Sweden. The speech was given in the presence of the King and Queen, party leaders and members of the Riksdag, and invited guests.
A new digital experience
One hundred years ago, Sweden became a democracy with the introduction of universal and equal suffrage. The Riksdag is celebrating this by bringing history to life and highlighting various thoughts on democracy in the past, the present and the future. The Riksdag will be arranging a number of events and activities during the democracy celebrations including seminars and exhibitions, and providing study materials. Visit our Celebrate Democracy website to see the materials and to find information on where and when you can participate in the activities and events.
The Celebrate Democracy website (in Swedish)
The Riksdag will hold a special debate concerning the report from the recent talks on security policy. The debate has been requested by the Social Democratic Party. The Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson (Social Democratic Party) will participate in the debate on behalf of the Government.
Debates and decisions on proposals.
Guided tours of the Riksdag in Swedish and English.
Parliamentary elections will take place on 11 September. On this day voters will have the opportunity to decide which candidates will represent them in the Riksdag over the next four years. Visit our election page to find out more about how the elections work.
The election 2022
The Speaker is the Riksdag's principal representative, and as such directs and organises the Riksdag's work procedures. Andreas Norlén (Moderate Party) has been the Speaker of the Riksdag since 2018.
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.