The current Prime Minister of Sweden

As a result of the latest election, which was held on September 10 2022, Sweden has a new Prime Minister. Or Head of State, if you wish. Privat life His name is Ulf Kristersson; a middle aged man (born 1963) who was born in Lund and later moved to Torshälla situated in the brautiful countyContinue reading “The current Prime Minister of Sweden”

The former Prime Minister of Sweden

In November 2021 Magdalena Andersson was appointed Prime Minister of Sweden. Replacing the former Prime Minister, Stefan Löfven, Anderssonbecame the first female Prime Minister of Sweden and thereby historical. Private life Andersson was born in 1967 in the city of Uppsala. Little did she know then that she would become historical as Sweden’s first femaleContinue reading “The former Prime Minister of Sweden”

Parental leave

In Sweden it’s quite common for women and men to split there parental leave duties. Something that is possible thanks to a generous policy. This particular policy was extended in 1974 by the Swedish government, and enables both parents to benefit from it, by splitting the parental leave equally. Since the stay-at-home-dads quite often engageContinue reading “Parental leave”

State epidemiologist Anders Tegnell

During the Corona pandemic the Swedish physician, state epidemiologist and member of The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Anders Tegnell, has become world famous. He has a degree in medicine has served as an AT physician while specializing on infectious diseases. He also has a masters degree in epidemiology. Since 2014 Tegnell is working asContinue reading “State epidemiologist Anders Tegnell”

Effects of the Corona virus in Sweden

The Public Health Agency (Folkhälsomyndigheten) is monitoring the development of the Corona virus closely. They consider the risk of infection spreading in Sweden as very high. The Swedish Government listens carefully to the advice and expertise of the Public Health Agency of Sweden, and are making necessary adjustments almost every day. Their main focus isContinue reading “Effects of the Corona virus in Sweden”

Jan Eliasson

Former politician, diplomat and Secretary-General of the United Nations, Jan Eliasson was born in 1940 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Jan was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs by the Swedish government in 2006, and worked as Vice President of the United Nations General Assembly between 2012-2016. In the early eighties Eliasson worked as advisor in the war betweenContinue reading “Jan Eliasson”