The Riksdag to participate in the 78th General Debate at the UN General Assembly


A delegation from the Riksdag will participate in the General Debate at the UN General Assembly in New York on 17–22 September.

The delegation will include:

This subject of this year’s General Debate will be restoring confidence and global solidarity. The main focus will be on speeding up work on Agenda 2030 and its goals for sustainable development connected to peace, prosperity, success and sustainability. 

At the centre of the General debate will be the Sustainable Development Goals Summit (SDG Summit), which will mark the fact that half of the time available to work on Agenda 2030 has elapsed. World leaders will also be discussing a common approach to climate change.

Contact person for the media

Fredrik Svensson, International Senior Advisor, International Department of the Riksdag, Telephone +46 73 096 64 67, Email