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Prime Minister Stefan Löfven to receive Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda
On Wednesday 16 June, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will receive Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda. Mr Löfven and Mr Nausėda will discuss regional security and defence , current EU issues, the situation in Belarus and the Easten Neighborhood, and relations between Sweden and Lithuania, for example with regard to investments, the business climate and people to people contacts.
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven to receive European Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
On Monday 14 June, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will receive European Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries Virginijus Sinkevičius.
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven to receive President of the Swiss Confederation Guy Parmelin
On Monday 14 June, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will receive President of the Swiss Confederation Guy Parmelin in Stockholm. Mr Löfven and Mr Parmelin will discuss relations between their countries, including in trade and innovation. They will also discuss relations between the EU and Switzerland and they can work even more closely together in multilateral organisations such as the UN and the OSCE.
Government plan for phasing out restrictions
The spread of COVID-19 and the number of hospital patients being treated for it are now decreasing dramatically. The largest vaccination campaign in Sweden’s history is protecting more people every day from serious illness. At a press conference on Thursday, the Government presented its five-stage plan to adapt and phase out the restrictions imposed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Belarus and climate action key issues at the EU Summit
Discussions at the special meeting of the European Council on 24 May were dominated by the events in Belarus involving the forced landing of a passenger plane in Minsk to detain a journalist. The EU leaders also discussed the situation in Russia. On 25 May, discussions mainly centred on EU climate action and vaccine coordination.
Climate change and Russia on European Council agenda
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will meet with other EU leaders at the European Council in Brussels on 24–25 May. Items on the agenda include climate action, vaccine coordination and the situation in Russia. The EU leaders will also discuss the EU’s relations with the UK.
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven in WHO meeting on strengthening global health efforts
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven participated in a round-table discussion on Tuesday with the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response (IPPPR).
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven to participate in WHO’s independent pandemic panel on 4 May
On Tuesday, 4 May, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will participate in a round-table discussion with the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response (IPPPR), which was established by the World Health Organization (WHO).
The Riksdag and the Government congratulated HM The King on his 75th birthday
On 30 April, First Deputy Speaker Åsa Lindestam and Prime Minister Stefan Löfven congratulated HM The King on his 75th birthday. At a reception at the Royal Palace, a gift from the Riksdag and the Government – a medallion of the King to be hung in the Riksdag Building – was presented.
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven welcomes US decision to join global Leadership Group for Industry Transition
The United States and President Joe Biden have joined the global Leadership Group for Industry Transition (LeadIT). The Group, launched in 2019 by Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, gathers countries and companies to drive the low-carbon transition of energy-intensive industries.