01 April 2020 – Further increased funding to consular services to assist Swedes abroad

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Type of Intervention: Citizens abroad
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Swedish Government made an additional SEK 90 million available to Swedish consular services, on top of the SEK 10 million already provided ( amounting to a total of SEK 100 million in addition to the ordinary budgets).

The amount will primarily be used to assist Swedes abroad in countries that have closed their borders.
Full details here: https://www.regeringen.se/artiklar/2020/04/regeringen-beslutar-att-konsulart-bistand-hojs-till-100-miljoner-kronor/