Isabella Lövin

Isabella Lövin

Minister for International Development Cooperation and Climate, and Deputy Prime Minister

Ministry for Foreign Affairs

“As Minister for International Development Cooperation and Climate, and Deputy Prime Minister, I want to modernise Sweden’s development cooperation so that it can tackle the challenges facing the world. Sweden has an important role at international level in pushing for sustainable development that benefits everyone. We are the first generation that can wipe out extreme poverty and the last one that can halt climate change.”

News from Isabella Lövin

  • The Swedish Government’s climate initiatives – three years into the electoral period

    Sweden is to become one of the world’s first fossil-free welfare nations, and the Government is now implementing the largest initiatives on climate and the environment in modern times.

  • Largest ever investment in climate

    Isabella Lövin, Minister for International Development Cooperation and Climate, and Deputy Prime Minister
    Isabella Lövin, Minister for International Development Cooperation and Climate, and Deputy Prime Minister Photo: Kristian Pohl/Government Offices

    In the Budget Bill for 2018, the Government presents the largest ever investment in climate and the environment. In 2018, the Government wants to invest an additional SEK 5 billion in environment and climate efforts in Sweden and around the world to reduce emissions and create jobs and economic development in Sweden.

Isabella Lövin and Stefan Löfven
Isabella Lövin, Minister for International Development Cooperation and Climate alongside Prime minister Stefan Löfven. Photo: Jens Persson/The Swedish Government Offices

Government proposes historic climate reform for Sweden

The Government today adopted a proposal on a climate policy framework for Sweden. The climate act and new climate goals will give Sweden an ambitious, long-term and stable climate policy.

Picture: Government Offices

Major Swedish engagement in the UN Ocean Conference

On 11 January, Deputy Prime Minister Isabella Lövin hosted Swedish stakeholders with an interest in oceans at an information meeting about the UN Ocean Conference, due to be held in New York on 5–9 June. There were over one hundred representatives of companies, the knowledge society, civil society and government agencies present – all with the joint agenda of working to save our oceans.

Isabella Lövin visiting a refugee camp in Dadaab, Kenya.
Isabella Lövin visiting a refugee camp in Dadaab, Kenya. Photo: Annika Flensburg/Government Offices

New strategy for humanitarian aid

In situations of armed conflict, natural disasters and other disaster situations, humanitarian aid is one of the most effective and tangible means of saving lives and alleviating the suffering of the women, men, girls and boys affected. In January 2017, the Government adopted a new strategy for Sweden’s humanitarian aid via the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) for the period 2017–2020.

Isabella Lövin, Minister for International Development Cooperation and Climate, in the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya.
Isabella Lövin, Minister for International Development Cooperation and Climate, in the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya. Photo: Annika Flensburg/Government Offices

The Government’s measures for a more peaceful world

The need for peace in the world is greater than it has been for a long time. The number of conflicts in recent years has increased. Violence in countries such as Syria, Yemen and Afghanistan has turned back decades of economic, social and political development. Climate change, with the accompanying droughts, flooding or lack of freshwater, is accelerating and aggravating the challenges that already exist in fragile states.

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