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  • Sweden’s economy continues to perform well

    The Ministry of Finance is today presenting the latest forecast for the economy and public finances. "Our forecasts for growth and unemployment remain largely unchanged, but public finances are expected to be somewhat stronger than they were in the last forecast," says Minister for Finance Magdalena Andersson.

  • Prime Minister Stefan Löfven to visit the United States

    On 6 March, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and US President Donald Trump will meet for talks in Washington DC. The aim of the meeting is to further deepen relations between Sweden and the United States, with a focus on growth, innovation and job creation. Another important area of discussion will be Sweden–US cooperation in external relations, defence and security.

Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström presented the 2018 Statement of Foreign Policy in the Riksdag.
Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström presents the 2018 Statement of Foreign Policy in the Riksdag. Photo: Anders Löwdin/Riksdagsförvaltningen

Minister for Foreign Affairs presented Government Statement of Foreign Policy

On 14 February, Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström presented the 2018 Statement of Foreign Policy in the Riksdag. The traditional foreign policy debate followed. The Statement of Foreign Policy outlines the Government’s visions for Sweden’s work in the world and Swedish foreign policy positions.

Minister for Employment Ylva Johansson and Minister for Gender Equality Åsa Regnér had a meeting with the social partners.
Minister for Employment Ylva Johansson and Minister for Gender Equality Åsa Regnér in meeting with the labour market and union partners. Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices of Sweden

The Government takes action against sexual violence and harassment

The #metoo movement in Sweden strongly demonstrates that more needs to be done to combat sexual harassment and sexual violence in the workplace and society at large.The Swedish Government requires all employers to take responsibility for a secure work environment. Read about the implemented and forthcoming measures.

Magdalena Andersson
Minister for Finance Magdalena Andersson presented the Budget Bill for 2018. Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices

Budget Bill for 2018: Building our society – investing for the future

The Budget Bill for 2018 presented to the Riksdag today contains the Government’s proposals to continue building our society.

Cover of the report.
Cover of the report. Created by UN Women

New UN Report on Gender Equality

Prime Minister Stefan Löfven is one of the global champions of HeForShe, a global campaign to engage more men and boys to promote gender equality. Sweden is committed to closing the gender employment and pay gaps, advancing women leaders and addressing gender inequalities in health. The new UN Women HeForShe IMPACT 10x10x10 Parity Report presents initiatives undertaken by governments, companies and universities to achieve the HeForShe goals.

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