Thursday 5 May 2022
The Riksdag has voted in favour of a proposal from the Government to introduce the possibility of imposing banning orders at public swimming pools and libraries.
Wednesday 4 May 2022
The Riksdag called on the Government by way of an announcement to examine the legal, financial and practical conditions for drawing up a cohesive regulatory framework for identifying and repatriating Sami artifacts and remains.
A new digital experience
One hundred years ago, Sweden became a democracy with the introduction of universal and equal suffrage. The Riksdag is celebrating this by bringing history to life and highlighting various thoughts on democracy in the past, the present and the future. The Riksdag will be arranging a number of events and activities during the democracy celebrations including seminars and exhibitions, and providing study materials. Visit our Celebrate Democracy website to see the materials and to find information on where and when you can participate in the activities and events.
The Celebrate Democracy website (in Swedish)
The Riksdag will hold a special debate concerning the report from the recent talks on security policy. The debate has been requested by the Social Democratic Party. The Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson (Social Democratic Party) will participate in the debate on behalf of the Government.
Debates and decisions on proposals.
Guided tours of the Riksdag in Swedish and English.
Parliamentary elections will take place on 11 September. On this day voters will have the opportunity to decide which candidates will represent them in the Riksdag over the next four years. Visit our election page to find out more about how the elections work.
The election 2022
The Speaker is the Riksdag's principal representative, and as such directs and organises the Riksdag's work procedures. Andreas Norlén (Moderate Party) has been the Speaker of the Riksdag since 2018.
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.