"We have had some nights of unrest, vandalism and a threatening atmosphere in Husby and other Stockholm suburbs. There is a risk that this will continue. Everyone must now help to bring calm to the situation. The residents must be allowed to reclaim their area," says Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt in a comment on the events of recent days.
Using quality registries to improve quality and cost efficiency in health and medical care was the theme of the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs conference on 21-22 May. Some 150 participants from around 20 countries gathered in Stockholm to discuss the benefits of quality registries from various perspectives.
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Carl Bildt
21 May 2013
On 22 - 23 May, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs is holding the Stockholm Internet Forum on Internet Freedom for Global Development - SIF13 - together with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and the Internet Infrastructure Foundation (.SE). Minister for Foreign Affairs Carl Bildt will host the conference. This year, over 400 participants from more than 90 countries will be coming to SIF to discuss how internet freedom and openness can have a positive impact on human rights and development in the world.
- Web cast interviews from Stockholm Internet Forum 2013
- Website for Stockholm Internet Forum
- Press release: Internet lifts developing countries
- Article: Stockholm Internet Forum - on the importance of an open and secure internet
- Debate article by Carl Bildt and Cecilia Malmström: Internet freedom for more
Govenrment newsletter: Sweden pushing for human rights
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that all human beings, irrespective of country, culture and context, are born free and equal in dignity and rights. This week the Government is hosting a conference on the importance of the internet for human rights around the world. Read more in the Government newsletter.
Ministry for Foreign Affairs,
15 May 2013
Carl Bildt hosted Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting in Kiruna
Prime Minister's Office, Ministry for Foreign Affairs,
14 May 2013
Fredrik Reinfeldt received US Secretary of State John F. Kerry
13 May 2013
Government newsletter: More young people in work
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