Stefan Löfven took part in commemoration of end of the First World War

On 11 November 2018, it was 100 hundred years since the ceasefire was concluded that led to the end of the First World War. This was commemorated in a major event in Paris on 10–11 November, attended by some 80 heads of state and government and heads of international organisations.

Memorial Ceremony, Arc de Triomphe.
On 11 November 2018, it was 100 hundred years since the ceasefire was concluded that led to the end of the First World War. Prime Minister Stefan Löfven attended the Memorial Ceremony, Arc de Triomphe. Photo: Eric Feferberg / AFP / TT

Prime Minister Stefan Löfven was invited by French President Emmanuel Macron to attend the Memorial Ceremony and speak at the Paris Peace Forum.

During the Paris Peace Forum, Mr Löfven spoke about the importance of building societies together that allay people’s concerns with development and confidence in the future – this is the basis for peace and security.