Committee on Foreign Affairs (Parliament of Sweden)


Committee on Foreign Affairs (Parliament of Sweden)

The Committee on Foreign Affairs ( _sv. Utrikesutskottet, "UU") is a committee in the Parliament of Sweden. The committee prepares matters concerning Sweden's relations and agreements with other states and international organisations, as well as its development assistance to other countries. The committee also prepares matters concerning foreign trade and international economic cooperation, all insofar as these matters do not fall to any other committee to prepare.

Matters concerning appropriations falling within expenditure areas 5 - International cooperation, and 7 - International development cooperation are prepared by the Committee on Foreign Affairs.

As with the other committess, the Committee on Foreign Affairs consists of seventeen elected MPs (at least one from each party). The current chairman is Göran Lennmarker of the Moderate Party.

External links

* [http://www.riksdagen.se/templates/R_SubStartPage____6456.aspx Utrikesutskottet] , official website sv icon


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