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This website is your official source for facts about Sweden. It is publicly funded, with four organisations behind it: the Swedish InstituteBusiness Sweden, VisitSweden and the Swedish Government Offices, including the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications.

The Swedish Institute has been entrusted with producing, developing, maintaining and operating sweden.se.

This site was built with WordPress, a free and open-source publishing platform, and it was developed in close cooperation with digital design agency Söderhavet and technical web agency Fröjd.

Sweden is also present on Facebook and Twitter, both as @swedense and @sweden.

We are the sweden.se team:

Andrés Alvarez, webmaster
Cecilia Sundstrand, picture editor
Emma Randecker, editor
Erik Nilsson, webmaster
Ferencz Thuróczy, editor
Frida Roberts, head of Communications Unit
Inger Ridderstolpe, project leader (on leave)
Mikaela Vazquez, communications officer (on parental leave)
Mona Loose, picture editor
Oliver Grassman, editor
Patrick Baltatzis, editor
Per Gårdehall, project leader

Executive editor: Henrik Selin

If you want to contact a member of staff, please e-mail them by using firstname.surname@si.se. Swedish special characters (å, ä, ö) are replaced by a and o.

 

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The material on sweden.se is supplied by a large number of public content providers, as well as private, independent enterprises. Each organisation is fully responsible for its information published on sweden.se.

The opinions, quotes and expressions, choices and priorities – including possible omissions – do not necessarily reflect the official policies and opinions of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs or the Swedish government.

The website sweden.se assumes no liability or guarantee for the topicality, correctness and completeness of the information and data presented.

Although every care is taken to provide links to suitable material from this website, the nature of the internet prevents us from guaranteeing the suitability, completeness or accuracy of any of the material that this website may be linked to. The Swedish Institute does not take responsibility for mistakes or omissions in the web material carried under sweden.se, whatever the reason for them. In addition, sweden.se is not liable for direct or indirect damages, including lost profits that could be incurred as a result of the use of the information or data found on this website. The use of this information does not entail any rights or obligations between sweden.se and the user of this website or third parties.

This also applies to all the other websites cited either directly or indirectly that are referred to in a link. The website sweden.se is in no way responsible for the contents of the websites accessed by these links or for the way in which they maintain data protection.

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