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This year it is 25 years since the UN General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The Government therefore wants to designate 2014 as the Convention on the Rights of the Child commemoration year.
-The Ministry of Health and Social Affairs will implement a series of measures and activities during the year that aim to advance the work on the rights of the child, says Minister for Children and the Elderly Maria Larsson.
The Government's measures in elderly policy 2006-2014 were highlighted at a conference in Stockholm on 4 December. Minister for Children and the Elderly Maria Larsson spoke about the Government's priorities and discussed the conditions for future elderly care
Maria Larsson, Nora D. Volkow, Håkan Leifman
21 November 2013
Maria Larsson, minister
10 December 2013
14 June 2012
The Government wants to prevent the use of cannabis.On 20-21 November the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs hosted an international research conference in Stockholm. The aim was to present research from Sweden and other countries on cannabis and its impact on human health.
Minister for Children and the Elderly Maria Larsson visited Brazil on 3-9 November to meet representatives of children's rights issues for an exchange of knowledge and experience.
Current research and experiences of parenting support are being shared through some 20 regional conferences in autumn 2013. On 23 October, Minister for Children and the Elderly Maria Larsson took part in a conference in Stockholm.
According to the Government's national parenting support strategy of 2009, the objective is for all parents of children under 18 to be offered parenting support. The conferences are part of efforts to spread information about parenting support activities.
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Results and priorities 2014
Presentation of results within the Ministry's different areas of responsibility and the ministers priorities for 2014.