Welcome to the Permanent Representation of Sweden to the Council of Europe
Ambassadör Torbjörn Haak, Foto: Martina Huber/Regeringskansliet
The Council of Europe is an intergovernmental European cooperation organization with 47 member states and more than 800 million citizens.The Swedish representation is the main link between Swedish authorities and the Council of Europe.
The representation's activities focus on driving Swedish politics and representing Sweden's interests in the Councils of Europe's main areas: European cooperation on democracy, promoting respect for human rights and rule of law.
The Ambassador is Sweden's Permanent Representative at the Committee of Ministers, the Council of Europe's highest decision-making body.
The Swedish representation is located near the main building of the Council of Europe and the European Court of Human Rights.