Minister for Foreign Affairs
“Sweden is a strong voice in the world. This is down to our long-term and global engagement. Our high level of credibility in international contexts is built on a well thought-out foreign policy on issues such as common security, human rights, democracy, aid and development. This is something we should benefit from and develop further.”
News from Margot Wallström
Wallström and Lövin to attend global summit in Istanbul
Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström and Minister for International Development Cooperation Isabella Lövin will take part in the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) on 23 and 24 May. Some 150 countries will take part in the Summit, which is being held at the initiative of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Humanitarian year 2016
Humanitarian needs in the world are increasing. At the same time, more and new types of crises and disasters have hampered response efforts in a situation in which humanitarian resources are already limited. Humanitarian issues are the focus of aid and development policy in 2016.
Feminist foreign policy
Equality between women and men is a fundamental aim of Swedish foreign policy. Ensuring that women and girls can enjoy their fundamental human rights is both an obligation within the framework of our international commitments, and a prerequisite for reaching Sweden’s broader foreign policy goals on peace, and security and sustainable development.
Statement of Foreign Policy 2016
The foreign policy debate is held in the Riksdag each year and traditionally begins with the Minister for Foreign Affairs presenting the Statement of Government Policy on Foreign Affairs.
Sweden for the UN Security Council 2017–2018
Sweden is a candidate for a seat on the United Nations Security Council for the period 2017–2018. Our candidacy for the Security Council is an expression of our readiness to take responsibility for promoting peace, security and sustainable development.
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Government reshuffle, 25 May 2016
· Press release from Prime Minister's Office, Ministry of Employment, Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation, Ministry of the Environment and Energy, Ministry of Finance, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Justice, Ardalan Shekarabi, Ibrahim Baylan, Isabella Lövin, Margot Wallström, Morgan Johansson, Ylva Johansson