Ministry of Defence (Sweden)

Coordinates: 59°19′48.8″N 18°04′05.42″E / 59.330222°N 18.0681722°E / 59.330222; 18.0681722
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Ministry of Defence
Försvarsdepartementet
Websitegovernment.se

The Ministry of Defence (

civil defence
.

The ministry is currently headed by the Minister for Defence, Pål Jonson of the Moderate Party.[2]

History

The ministry was established on 1 July 1920[3] when the Ministry of Land Defence and the Ministry for Naval Affairs was merged into one ministry.

It's located at Jakobsgatan 9 at Gustaf Adolfs torg in Stockholm, where it has been located since 1966.

Government agencies[4]

The Ministry of Defence is principal for 12 government agencies, one partly state-owned company (SOS Alarm) and one fund.

Government funds[4]

State-owned companies[4]

Areas of responsibility[5]

  • Military defence
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Civil defence

Cabinet ministers

Ministers for Defence

Ministers for Civil Defence

No. Portrait Name Title Took office Left office Time in office Party Prime Minister
1
Carl-Oskar Bohlin
BohlinCarl-Oskar Bohlin
(born 1986)
Minister for Civil Defence18 October 2022Incumbent1 year, 216 days ModerateKristersson, UlfUlf Kristersson (M)

See also

References

  1. ^ "Organisation". Regeringen och Regeringskansliet. 2015-03-19. Retrieved 2023-07-17.
  2. ^ "Pål Jonson". Regeringen och Regeringskansliet. 2023-07-13. Retrieved 2023-07-17.
  3. ^ "Kungl. Maj:ts proposition till riksdagen angående undrad organisation av statsdepariementen: given Stockholms slott den 7 januari 1920" (in Swedish). Stockholm: Riksdag. 7 January 1920. Retrieved 29 December 2021.
  4. ^ a b c "Government agencies". Regeringen och Regeringskansliet. 2021-10-11. Retrieved 2023-07-17.
  5. ^ "Ministry of Defence". Regeringen och Regeringskansliet. 2023-07-13. Retrieved 2023-07-17.

External links

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