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Ylva Johansson

COMMISSIONER (2019-2024)

  • Ylva Johansson
    Home Affairs

    Email: cab-johansson-contactatec [dot] europa [dot] eu (cab-johansson-contact[at]ec[dot]europa[dot]eu)

    Adress: Rue de la Loi / Wetstraat 200, 1049 Brussels, Belgium

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Internal security

  • Developing a new EU internal security strategy
  • Advancing measures to prevent and respond to terrorism and prosecute those responsible, including with strong enforcement and implementation of legislation.
  • Stepping up cooperation on law enforcement, with a particular look at Europol’s mandate.
  • Ensuring proper implementation of laws on the interoperability of EU information systems and improve cross-border cooperation between law enforcement authorities. 
  • Progressing on the EU Internet Forum, to bring together internet platforms and authorities to counter hate speech and terrorist content online.

A fresh start on migration

  • Developing a New Pact on Migration and Asylum, strengthening external borders, reforming asylum, readmission and return rules, promoting integration and ensuring real legal pathways to the EU, by resettling those in need of international protection and offering job opportunities to skilled workers.
  • Developing a more sustainable, reliable and permanent approach to search and rescue.  
  • Stepping up the fight against human traffickers and smugglers, breaking their business models.
  • Implementing a reinforced European Border and Coast Guard Agency, to help secure strong external borders.
  • Ensuring a fully functioning Schengen Area of free movement with full implementation of Schengen rules, looking at improvements and further expansion.

Mission letter

President von der Leyen's mission letter to Ylva Johansson

European Parliament hearings

Ylva Johansson's answers to the European Parliament quesionnaire


Ylva Johansson's team supports her in her daily work

My team   

Media Gallery



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  1. 2019 - present
    European Commissioner for Home Affairs
  2. 2014 - 2019
    Minister for Employment and Integration, Sweden
  3. 2010 - 2014
    Member of the Riksdag, Deputy Chair, Committee on the Labour Market
  4. 2006 - 2010
    Member of the Riksdag, Deputy Chair, Committee on Health and Welfare
  5. 2004 - 2006
    Minister for Health and Elderly Care
  6. 2000 - 2004
    Deputy Managing Director and Managing Director, Att Veta AB
  7. 1998 - 1999
    Senior Advisor, Telia Business Innovation
  8. 1994 - 1998
    Minister for Schools
Ylva Johansson's biography


Declaration of interests

29 JANUARY 2024
Declaration of interests - Ylva Johansson