“Our country must be a leading and inspirational force in the world. A country in which we close gaps and fulfil the promises of freedom we have made to our children, where we invest together in people and the environment, in knowledge and competitiveness, in security in the present and hope for the future.”
News from Stefan Löfven
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.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Sweden
On Tuesday 31 January, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven received Germany’s Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel. Talks between the two primarily addressed the future of the EU and current issues such as security and migration. Mr Löfven and Dr Merkel held a joint press conference.
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven visited Iran
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven visited Iran on 11–12 February at the invitation of President Hassan Rouhani. A business delegation led by Minister for EU Affairs and Trade Ann Linde accompanied Mr Löfven on the trip. The delegation included Business Sweden and a number of other government agencies. Anders Ferbe, Chairman of IF Metall (metalworkers union), also took part.
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.
“Sweden’s security must be seen in a broader perspective”
On 8 January, Prime Minister presented a national security strategy at the Folk och Försvar Annual National Conference in Sälen. For the first time, a Swedish Government is presenting a comprehensive account of security in a broad sense. The security strategy proceeds from our security objectives, determines the direction and sets the framework for the work needed to safeguard our security and to place the common resources where they do the most good.
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, along with OECD and ILO, launched Global Deal in New York
On Wednesday 21 September 2016, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven launched the Global Deal, a global initiative for social dialogue and better conditions in the labour market.
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