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Riksdagen (Parliament)

The IPU data corresponds to the lower chamber if the parliament is bicameral. For information about upper chambers, refer to Parline

Women in parliament
46.42%
of MPs are women
Youth in parliament
43.84%
of MPs are under 45
MPs' human rights
0
cases currently treated by the Committee on the Human Rights of MPs
  • Population 10.16 million people
  • Number of MPs 349 MPs
  • Legislature unicameral
  • Last election Sep 2022
  • IPU Membership
  • Common principles signatory
  • Website www.riksdagen.se
  • More data from Parline

This page contains the latest IPU news and data for this parliament. The percentage of women in parliament and the percentage of youth participation correspond to the lower chamber if the parliament is bicameral. The number of MP human rights cases corresponds to the latest decisions of the IPU Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians.

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Cecilia Widegren

IPU facilitates discussions between Nordic MPs and WHO

The IPU opened its doors to its first 2022 in-person delegation of parliamentarians with a dozen MPs visiting from Denmark, Finland and Sweden on 27-28 January to learn more about the IPU’s work. Led by Ms. Cecilia Widegren, Head of
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Press releases
social media

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Voices
Cecila Widegren

A conversation with...Cecilia Widegren, MP, Sweden

As part of a new IPU series called 'A conversation with', we interview parliamentarians from all over the world to find out who they represent and what motivates them. In this edition, we discover Cecilia Widegren, a Member of Parliament
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Voices
Cecilia Widegren

Cecilia Widegren, Chairperson IPU Sub-Committee on Finance, talks about 2021 budget

Cecilia Widegren, Chairperson of the IPU Sub-Committee on Finance and a Swedish MP, talks about the latest budget approved by the IPU Governing Council in November. She emphasizes how important it is that 179 Member parliaments agreed on a budget
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