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Sweden's application for NATO membership

09 Aug 2022

On May 16, the Swedish Government decided that Sweden will apply for NATO membership. The decision is based on a security analysis that the Government invited the other Riksdag parties to take part in. On June 29, Heads of State and Government of the North Atlantic Alliance, invited Finland and Sweden to become members of NATO, and agreed to sign the Accession Protocols.

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    Dramaten (The Royal Dramatic Theatre of Sweden), The Earth Commons—Georgetown University’s Institute for Environment and Sustainability, the Embassy, and The Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics launch 'We Hear You—A Climate Archive', co-conceived by Caitlin Nasema Cassidy and Jacob Hirdwall.
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