Economic, Social and Territorial Situation of Sweden

15-05-2013

This note provides an overview of Sweden, its political, economic and administrative system, together with a description of the European Union support it receives and the Operational Programmes contained in the National Strategic Reference Framework for the period 2007–2013. Special attention is given to the Kiruna municipality and the specific characteristics of the northernmost regions. The note has been prepared in the context of the Committee on Regional Development's delegation to Sweden, 16–18 June 2013.

This note provides an overview of Sweden, its political, economic and administrative system, together with a description of the European Union support it receives and the Operational Programmes contained in the National Strategic Reference Framework for the period 2007–2013. Special attention is given to the Kiruna municipality and the specific characteristics of the northernmost regions. The note has been prepared in the context of the Committee on Regional Development's delegation to Sweden, 16–18 June 2013.