Chairman of the Ukrainian Parliament visits Sweden
The Speaker Andreas Norlén will receive the Chairman of the Ukrainian Parliament Ruslan Stefanchuk at the Riksdag during his official visit to Sweden on 20–23 May. At the Riksdag, Ruslan Stefanchuk will speak in the former Second Chamber. The event in the former Second Chamber is open to invited guests and the media, space permitting.
“A number of decisions to provide military, humanitarian and economic support to Ukraine have been taken with broad political consensus in the Chamber, and I look forward to welcoming my Ukrainian counterpart with delegation to us at the Riksdag”, says the Speaker Andreas Norlén.
During the visit of the Ukrainian delegation, Andreas Norlén will, among other things, host a number of meetings and a dinner in the evening. In addition, First Deputy Speaker Kenneth G Forslund will host a lunch with members of the Swedish delegations to the OSCE and PACE, and from the Swedish-Ukrainian friendship group.
In addition to the programme at the Riksdag, the Ukrainian delegation has an audience with King Carl XVI Gustaf and a meeting with Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson and Minister for EU Affairs Jessika Roswall.
Chairman of the Ukrainian Parliament Ruslan Stefanchuk to speak in the former Second Chamber
Time: 23 May 14.45–15.30
Place: the former Second Chamber
- Welcoming address by the Speaker Andreas Norlén
- Speech by Chairman of the Ukrainian Parliament Ruslan Stefanchuk
- Questions from members of the Riksdag
Participation by the media
Media representatives with media accreditation to the Riksdag may participate in the former Second Chamber. Please note that there is a limited number of seats.
At the start of the seminar, there will be a photo opportunity in the former Second Chamber for media representatives with media accreditation to the Riksdag.
The seminar can be watched live and on demand via the Riksdag webcast service.
Media accreditation to the Riksdag
Journalists and photographers wishing to work independently in the Riksdag premises require media accreditation to the Riksdag. Information and an application form are available on the Riksdag website.
For further information
- Anna-Sara Hultgård Czernich, International Adviser, the International Department of the Riksdag, firstname.lastname@example.org, 076-133 22 40
- Lena Parkvall, Press Secretary to the Speaker, email@example.com, 08-786 44 00