Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt and EU Minister Cecilia Malmström after signing the Lisbon Treaty Sweden and the Lisbon Treaty Published onsdag 30 april 2008 kl 14.14 Share The Lisbon Treaty was signed by the 27 member states at the end of last year. It is intended to replace the more than controversial constitution which was swiftly shelved when it was rejected by Dutch and French voters. But can the Lisbon Treaty expect a better future? Azariah Kiros takes a closer look at the issue: Hear more Listen here! 13 min 13 min Europe/European Union Our journalism is based on credibility and impartiality. Swedish Radio is independent and not affiliated to any political, religious, financial, public or private interests. Find out more about how we work (in Swedish).