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Prime Minister presented the Statement of Government EU Policy in the Riksdag
On Wednesday 13 November, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven presented the Statement of Government EU Policy in the Chamber of the Riksdag. Today, it is also exactly 25 years since the Swedish people voted yes to EU membership in a consultative referendum. The following year, 1995, Sweden joined the EU.
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Prime Minister Stefan Löfven at mini-summit on migration
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven took part in a mini-summit on migration in Brussels on June 24.
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven to attend European Council meeting in Brussels
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will attend the European Council meeting in Brussels on 28–29 June. The agenda will include migration, trade and security issues.
Both incentives and motivation needed to ensure learning becomes reality in the workplace
Supplying skills to the labour market, and to society at large, has been a recurring issue since the Government’s National Innovation Council started meeting in 2015. When the Council met on 28 May at Harpsund, the meeting opened with the issue of lifelong learning in the workplace.
New Nordic cooperation on 5G
The Nordic countries have entered into new deepened cooperation on 5G. A declaration of intent was presented today laying out the Nordic countries’ vision. “The Nordic region is one of the most innovative regions in the world. The development of 5G is progressing quickly and the Nordic region will be at the fore of this development. It creates jobs and prosperity in our countries,” says Prime Minister Stefan Löfven.
Foreign and security policy and 5G the focus as Nordic prime ministers meet in Örnsköldsvik
Nordic cooperation, current foreign and security policy issues and 5G are on the agenda as the Nordic prime ministers meet in Örnsköldsvik on 22–23 May. The informal prime ministers meeting is held annually as part of the extensive Nordic cooperation.
Reminder: Stefan Löfven invites Nordic colleagues to prime ministers meeting in Örnsköldsvik
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has invited his prime minister colleagues Erna Solberg from Norway, Lars Løkke Rasmussen from Denmark, Juha Sipilä from Finland and Katrín Jakobsdóttir from Iceland to attend the annual informal prime ministers meeting. Sweden is chair of Nordic cooperation this year and Mr Löfven will host the meeting on 22–23 May in Örnsköldsvik.
UN Secretary-General and Security Council visit Sweden
UN Secretary-General António Guterres visited Sweden on 21–23 April. During the visit, he met Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, gave the Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture in Uppsala and led an informal working meeting with the Security Council at Dag Hammarskjöld’s farm, Backåkra, in Skåne.
Prime Minister Löfven to receive UN Secretary-General António Guterres
New version: Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and UN Secretary-General António Guterres will meet for talks on Monday 23 April at the National Library of Sweden in Stockholm. Subjects for discussion will include how the UN’s work on refugee flows, crises and conflicts can be strengthened, Sweden’s work on the UN Security Council and reform of UN working methods.
Note to members of the media: Programme for UN Secretary-General and Security Council working meeting and visit in Sweden 20–23 April 2018
The annual informal working meeting with the UN Secretary-General and the Security Council will be held at Dag Hammarskjöld's farm Backåkra in Skåne on 21–23 April 2018. Afterwards, UN Secretary-General António Guterres will continue to Uppsala and Stockholm.
Joint Press Statement from the Summit between India and the Nordic countries
Visit of H.E. Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, to Stockholm 16-17 April 2018.