Translation and language services
The Prime Minister’s Office provides translation and language services for all ministries. Translated texts include government proposals, legislation, press releases, ministers’ speeches and other documents. The Prime Minister’s Office mainly produces translations from Finnish into Swedish, English and Russian and procures translations into other languages from external service providers.
The Translation and Language Division also issues recommendations on terminology, compiles glossaries, maintains the Government Termbank Valter, and advises on and develops the quality of the administrative language used by the ministries. The Secretariat of Government Swedish Language Board also operates from the Prime Minister’s Office.
Press releases and news
Terminology of topical legislative projects published: health and social services reform, new counties, and intelligence gathering
Terminology service and terminology work
The Prime Minister's Office provides a free, publicly available terminology service and publishes glossaries and instructions on language issues.
Glossaries and guidance
The Prime Minister's Office is responsible for compiling multilingual glossaries on government terminology. Key glossaries are published in the Government Termbank Valter. The website of the Prime Minister’s Office also includes other glossaries and guidelines.
Swedish Language Board
The Swedish Language Board serves as a coordinating body for questions relating to the use of Swedish by government authorities.