Ministry of Education and ResearchSvenska
On 7-11 October, Minister for Education and Deputy Prime Minister Jan Björklund will visit Mozambique and South Africa.
Visit from Britain
On 24 September, Minister for Education Jan Björklund was visited by the British Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills Vince Cable. Their discussions included cooperation in the areas of research and higher education.
UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova visits Stockholm
UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova is taking part in World Water Week at Stockholm International Fairs in Älvsjö. This year, the theme is water cooperation. The Director-General met with Minister Birgitta Ohlsson for discussions on UNESCO's work on freedom of expression and journalists' safety and with Minister Maria Arnholm for discussions on UNESCO's gender equality work.
27 June 2013
Professor Colin Carlile being awarded the Order of the Polar Star
13 June 2013
President of German Max Planck Society visited Jan Björklund
On Thursday 11 October the Government put forward a bill to the Riksdag entitled Research and Innovation. The bill contains investments raising the level of appropriations for 2013-2016 by SEK 4 billion.