Of: Frida Ekberg Berry and Josephine Hagby
This week, Foreign Minister Ann Linde presented the Government's Declaration on Foreign Affairs for 2021. The NATO debate once again led to division and conflict among decision-makers. Instead, the Foreign Minister chose to focus on the role of global cooperation in a solidarity-based security policy.
March 1, 2021, Current debate
Foreign Minister Ann Linde presents the Government's foreign policy declaration in the Riksdag
Of: Sarah Hyde
Sweden's new foreign declaration, which was presented on Wednesday (12 / 2-20), has been commented on several debate and leader pages this week. The clear security policy imprint is welcomed by several lead writers.
February 13, 2020, Current debate
In Haiti, there is both a humanitarian and a political crisis. Here, Haitians demonstrate against the corruption in the oil program subsidized by Venezuela. Photo: Media Room (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Of: Carmen Blanco Valer
In this year's foreign declaration, the Swedish government draws attention to the crisis in Venezuela, but does not mention the even worse humanitarian and political crisis that is taking place across the Caribbean Sea - in Haiti. Is it oil and the US interests in power that decide where in the world Sweden should act? debater Carmen Blanco Valer wonders.
February 26, 2019, Debate