Sweden wants the next European Commission to include a commissioner whose portfolio exclusively deals with human rights. The European Parliament elections have shown that this is necessary, says Birgitta Ohlsson, Minister for European Affairs and Democracy.
A video showing MEPs dancing in the streets of Brussels, to the tune of Pharrell Williams' "Happy", was launched last month, in the hope of attracting young voters for the next European elections, in May.
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