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News from the Government and Government Offices

  • UK’s intention to withdraw from the EU

    "The UK has been a close and valuable partner in the EU. We regret the UK's decision to leave the EU, but it's good that the negotiation process can now begin after quite a long waiting period. I welcome the constructive approach in Prime Minister May's letter. I would like to see orderly and results-oriented negotiations, and want our relationship with the UK to be as positive and mutually beneficial as possible even after the withdrawal. This is important for the UK, the EU and for Sweden," says Prime Minister Stefan Löfven.

  • Statement by Prime Minister Stefan Löfven

    Photo: Kristian Pohl/Government Offices

    It is with great sorrow and dismay that I have learned that Zaida Catalán was killed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström on her way to present the Statement of Foreign Policy.
Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström on her way to present the Statement of Foreign Policy. Photo: Melker Dahlstrand/Riksdagsförvaltningen

Statement of Foreign Policy 2017

On Wednesday 15 February 2017, Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström presented the Statement of Foreign Policy to the Riksdag.

Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices

The Swedish Government’s overall EU priorities 2017

In its EU-related work in 2017, the Government is giving priority to three particular areas: a Europe for jobs and inclusive growth; a more ambitious climate, energy and environmental policy; and a solidarity-based refugee and migration policy and a secure world.

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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.

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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.

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