Saturday 25 March 2017
The Riksdag Open Day took place on Saturday 25 March. During the day, it was possible to visit the Chamber, meet members of the Riksdag, parliamentary committees and political parties. The programme included a question-and-answer session with MPs and guided tours.
Wednesday 15 March 2017
The parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs has examined the European Commission's work programme for 2017, which contains the political priorities for 2017. The Committee on Foreign Affairs has focused on the following priority areas: The EU as a global actor, migration policy and trade policy.
Monday 27 March
On Tuesday, there will be interpellation debates. Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström (Social Democratic Party) will answer an interpellation about Belarus' crimes against human rights. Minister for Culture and Democracy Alice Bah Kuhnke (Green Party) will also be answering two interpellations about returning Daesh fighters.
On Wednesday, the Riksdag will be debating various committee business, including election issues. On Thursday, there will be a question-and-answer session with Prime Minister Stefan Löfven (Social Democratic Party), and on Friday, the Government will be consulting the Committee on EU Affairs.
The Speaker is the Riksdag's principal representative, and as such directs and organises the Riksdag's work procedures. Urban Ahlin (Social Democratic Party) has been the Speaker of the Riksdag since 2014.
All debates from the Chamber are broadcast live via the Riksdag webcast service. A few of them are also interpreted into English.
Some of the functions that can be found in the English section are only available in Swedish. These include the search function and parliamentary documents.