Stefan Löfven

Stefan Löfven

Prime Minister

Prime Minister's Office

“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

  • Stefan Löfven met India’s Minister of Commerce and Industry

    Stefan Löfven with Mr Suresh Prabhu
    Prime minister Stefan Löfven met with India's Minister of Commerce and Industry Mr Suresh Prabhu. Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government offices

    Prime Minister Stefan Löfven met today with India's Minister of Commerce and Industry, Mr Suresh Prabhu, and his delegation.

  • A Social Summit focusing on promoting fair jobs and growth

    President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Löfven invites to the Social Summit for Fair Jobs and Growth in Gothenburg on 17 November. It will be a unique moment for Heads of States or Governments, EU Institutions, social partners, civil society and other key actors to engage in a joint and open discussion on how to promote and create the best conditions for fair jobs and growth, and on the way forward for Europe’s social dimension.

Cover of the report.
Cover of the report. Created by UN Women

New UN Report on Gender Equality

Prime Minister Stefan Löfven is one of the global champions of HeForShe, a global campaign to engage more men and boys to promote gender equality. Sweden is committed to closing the gender employment and pay gaps, advancing women leaders and addressing gender inequalities in health. The new UN Women HeForShe IMPACT 10x10x10 Parity Report presents initiatives undertaken by governments, companies and universities to achieve the HeForShe goals.

Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, Guy Ryder and Stefan Löfven
Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, President of the Republic of Mauritius, Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General and Stefan Löfven, Prime Minister of Sweden. Launch of the ILO Global Commission on the Future of Work. Photo: Marcel Crozet

Prime Minister leading UN efforts on tomorrow’s jobs

What will we work with in the future? How will we ensure that adapting to climate change, an increasingly digital world and an ageing population lead to new jobs with better conditions? These are questions that the ILO Commission, which was launched in Geneva th1 21 August, will address. The co-chairs of the Commission, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and President of Mauritius Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, were present in Geneva.

Photo of Stefan Löfven
On 8 January, Prime Minister presented a national security strategy at the Folk och Försvar Annual National Conference in Sälen. Photo: Jonatan Holst/Government Offices of Sweden

“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.

Stefan Löfven i FN.
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven in UN. Photo: UN

Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, along with OECD and ILO, launched Global Deal in New York

In 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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