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COVID-19 and the climate at EU Summit
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will meet his head of state and government colleagues at the European Council in Brussels on 10-11 December. The EU leaders’ agenda includes climate targets, coordination of the COVID-19 response and foreign policy issues. They will also discuss the EU’s long-term budget and the EU’s future relations with the UK.
Sweden to lead the work of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance
Sweden has been entrusted with holding the Presidency of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) – an intergovernmental organisation to promote Holocaust education, research and remembrance – from 1 March 2022 until 28 February 2023. The decision was taken at the IHRA’s digital plenary meeting in Leipzig on 3 December 2020.
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COVID-19 response coordination on European Council agenda
Coordination of COVID-19 testing and deployment of vaccines are two of the issues that Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will discuss when he meets other EU leaders via a video conference of the European Council on Thursday afternoon.
Sweden and Spain gathered world leaders for a meeting to boost UN cooperation
On Tuesday 10 November, some 10 heads of state or government met for a digital summit hosted by Spain and Sweden. The aim was to bring together a group of countries that together are ready to help strengthen the UN, in light of the UN’s 75th anniversary. The countries also adopted a joint statement on this at the meeting.
EU conference on coordinated COVID-19 approach
On Thursday 29 October, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will take part in a video conference with other EU heads of state and government. The leaders will discuss how EU Member States can better coordinate their response in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Climate change, Brexit and COVID-19 at the EU summit
The European Union’s future relations with the United Kingdom and climate targets for 2030 were on the agenda when Prime Minister Stefan Löfven met the other EU leaders in Brussels on 15–16 October. The heads of state and government also discussed EU-Africa relations and the COVID-19 situation in the EU.
Brexit and climate change at the EU summit
The EU’s future relationship with the UK and climate targets for 2030 are two topics that Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and other EU leaders will address when they meet in Brussels on 15–16 October. The heads of state and government will also discuss EU-Africa relations and a coordinated approach to COVID-19.
Speech by Prime Minister Stefan Löfven at the High-level meeting on Beijing+25
Speech by Prime Minister Stefan Löfven to commomorate the 25th Anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action. Check against delivery.
Address by PM Stefan Löfven at the General Debate of the 75th Session of the General Assembly of the UN
Today Prime Minister Stefan Löfven addressed the UN General Assembly. He focused his statement on the importance of working together in international solidarity to support the UN and jointly tackle the pandemic and the climate crisis. He stressed that we must seize this opportunity to build back stronger, greener & more equal societies.
Address by PM Stefan Löfven at the High-level Meeting of the Assembly to Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the UN
Today the United Nation’s 75th anniversary is commemorated at the UN in New York. In his address to the high level meeting, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven focused on the importance of working together, across borders, to strengthen multilateralism and jointly face global challenges such as the pandemic and the climate crisis, while working to reform the UN.