News from the Government and Government Offices
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven received Canada’s Governor General David Johnston
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven met Canada’s Governor General David Johnston in Stockholm in connection with the Canadian State Visit taking place on 20–23 February.
Statement of Foreign Policy 2017
On Wednesday 15 February 2017, Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström presents the Statement of Foreign Policy to the Riksdag.
Sweden praised in new OECD report
OECD Secretary-General Mr Angel Gurría has today presented their report on Sweden’s economic situation. This time a special focus is on equality and gender equality. The OECD also expresses clear support for the Government’s fiscal policy. The report is part of the OECD’s regular review of the economies of its member countries.
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and President Jean-Claude Juncker to host Social Summit for Fair Jobs and Growth
Together with President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will host a Social Summit in Gothenburg on 17 November 2017, focusing on promoting fair jobs and growth.
The Global Deal – a global initiative for better working conditions and inclusive growth
The Global Deal is a Swedish initiative, in partnership with ILO and the OECD, in which governments, businesses and workers across the world are making a common cause of extending the benefits of globalisation to everyone.
A Feminist Government
Sweden has the first feminist government in the world. There is a focus on gender equality, both in national and international work. Women and men must have equal power to shape society and their own lives. Ultimately it is a question of human rights, democracy and justice. Gender equality is also a part of the solution to the challenges facing society. Gender equality is a matter of course in a modern welfare society – for social justice and economic development.
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