Delegation Vienna, OSCE

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8:56 PM
17 Dec 2020

Temporary entry ban to Sweden

To mitigate the effects of the spread of COVID-19 and reduce the outbreak, a temporary ban on entry to the EU via Sweden is in force. The Government has decided to extend the entry ban until 31 March 2021. Due to the coronavirus and the temporary entry ban to Sweden, the Swedish Migration Agency has decided that the majority of visa applications will be rejected. This applies if you wish to visit Sweden and are a citizen of a country outside the EU.

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OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Ann Linde presents Sweden's programme and priorities at the Permanent Council

20 Jan 2021

On 14 January 2021, the Swedish Chairpersonship of the OSCE was inaugurated. Chairperson-in-Office and Foreign Minister Ann Linde gave a statement to the Ambassadors of the OSCE's 57 participating States at the first meeting of the OSCE's Permanent Council under the Swedish Chairpersonship. The meeting was held in digital format.

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  • 31 Dec 2017
    Once a week the 57 member states of the OSCE meet at the Permanent Council in Vienna, to discuss developments in the OSCE area. The Permanent Council is one of the main decision-making bodies within the organisation. At these meetings the EU also makes its statements.

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