Alice Bah Kuhnke, Minister for Culture and Democracy
Alice Bah Kuhnke is the Swedish Minister of Culture and Democracy. She is a member of the Green Party (Miljöpartiet) of Sweden.
As the minister of Culture and Democracy, Ms Bah Kuhnke is responsible for issues relating to culture, media, democracy, human rights at a national level and the national minorities. Democracy policy includes measures to strengthen and protect the individual’s opportunities for influence, and measures to promote and guarantee respect for human rights. Human rights establish that all human beings, irrespective of country, culture and context, are born free and equal in dignity and rights. The rights of the child, discrimination, international law, disabilities, also come under the area of democracy and human rights.
“More culture for more people throughout the country and a democracy policy that enables more people to participate in society. This is at the heart of my political priorities.”