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Embassy of Sweden Washington, USA

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Sweden's EU Presidency in 2023

16 Dec 2022

Sweden will hold the Presidency of the Council of the European Union from January 1-June 30, 2023. Sweden is taking over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union during Europe’s most serious security crisis since the Second World War.


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  • 05 Oct 2021
    A new perspective in working towards the abolishment of the death penalty.
  • 29 Sep 2021
    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.
  • 16 Sep 2021
    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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