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Fundamental rights related to social partners EESC Country visit
Fundamental rights and the rule of law – Report on the visit to Sweden
Social partners

The participants agreed that the exceptional Swedish model for social dialogue was working very well and should be maintained. The state provided a legislative framework in the form of labour laws…Show details

Freedom of expression and freedom of the media EESC Country visit
Fundamental rights and the rule of law – Report on the visit to Sweden
Freedom of expression and media freedom

Participants recognised that the overall situation concerning freedom of the media was good in Sweden, as reflected by many global statistics. Participants expressed concern over a possible change…Show details

Freedom of association EESC Country visit
Fundamental rights and the rule of law – Report on the visit to Sweden
Freedom of association

Participants explained that Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) had great freedom over their selforganisation, as long as their structure ensured internal democracy and transparency.

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Non-discrimination EESC Country visit
Fundamental rights and the rule of law – Report on the visit to Sweden
Non-discrimination

Participants noted that the reality of discrimination in Sweden was different from the idealised image often reflected by the country. Regarding the legal framework, participants agreed that the…Show details

Rule of law EESC Country visit
Fundamental rights and the rule of law – Report on the visit to Sweden
Rule of law

Participants agreed that the situation in Sweden was good with regard to the rule of law, and underlined that Swedish judges evaluated the Swedish courts as very independent. Participants…Show details

Report on the visit to Sweden, 13 - 14 October 2022 EESC Country visit
Fundamental rights and the rule of law – Report on the visit to Sweden
General

On 13 and 14 October 2022, four EESC members took part in the country visit to Sweden. The delegation met with several representatives of civil society, specifically, civil society organisations (…Show details