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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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    A timely conversation with U.S. and Swedish foreign policy leaders to discuss the links between gender equality and democracy, share efforts to implement whole-of-government responses, and strategize the way forward to advance gains for all. Featuring Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde.
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    The impact of climate change on conflict, displacement and migration are increasingly far-reaching and apparent. It is estimated that as many as 200 million individuals could be environmentally displaced by 2050. Join us for an expert discussion on how to safeguard the democratic rights of the environmentally displaced.
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    An inspiring and thought-provoking discussion between a panel of women artists, songwriters and producers from Sweden and USA.

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