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.

The meeting will focus on Nordic cooperation, current foreign and security policy issues, EU issues, and digitalisation and 5G.

The informal prime ministers meeting will end with a working lunch together with the autonomous territories – Åland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands – and the Nordic institutions – the Nordic Council and the Nordic Council of Ministers.

”I look forward to welcoming my Nordic colleagues to the municipality that is so close to my heart,” says Mr Löfven.

Media representatives need special accreditation to cover the meeting. The deadline to apply for accreditation is 09.00 on Friday 18 May.
The accreditation is closed.

Media programme

Tuesday 22 May

06.00–23.00
Media workroom at First Hotel in Örnsköldsvik is open.

10.20
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and Ms Ulla Löfven welcome participants at the jetty in Docksta. Photo opportunity. The organisers will provide transport by bus from Örnsköldsvik to Docksta, via the airport in Örnsköldsvik.

10.30
Boat trip to the island of Ulvön in the Örnsköldsvik archipelago. (estimated travel time approx. 1 hour 15 min) Photo opportunity when Mr Löfven welcomes guests to the boat.

11.45
Arrival at Ulvön. Photo opportunity.

12.15
Lunch for media at Ulvö Hotell.

13.20
Prime ministers meeting in the large conference room at Ulvö Hotell. Photo opportunity.

14.35
Joint walk to Ulvö Lilla Salteri.
Photo opportunity.

15.10
Prime ministers sum up the day.
Media opportunity with time for individual interviews.

15.30
Departure from Ulvön by boat to Örnsköldsvik.
(estimated travel time approx. 2 hours 10 min)
No media opportunity.

17.45
Arrival in Örnsköldsvik. Örnsköldsvik Municipal Commissionern Glenn Nordlund receives the party at the harbour.
Photo opportunity.

Wednesday 23 May

07.00–15.00
Media workroom at First Hotel in Örnsköldsvik is open.

09.00
Prime ministers meeting on the future of 5G in the Nordic region.
Venue: Large conference room at Elite Plaza Hotel Örnsköldsvik.
Photo opportunity.

09.00–10.00
Media viewing of 5G exhibition.
Venue: Outside Elite Plaza Hotel Örnsköldsvik.

10.05
Prime ministers are shown the 5G exhibition. Venue: Outside Elite Plaza Hotel Örnsköldsvik.
Photo opportunity.

11.05
Press conference with the Nordic prime ministers.
Venue: In the tent outside Elite Plaza Hotel.

14.45
Transport by bus for media from First Hotel to airport in Örnsköldsvik.

Media hotel
The organisers have reserved rooms for the media at First Hotel in Örnsköldsvik. Quote the code ‘Regeringskansliet’ (Swedish Government Offices).
The email address is: ornskoldsvik@firsthotels.se

Contact

Dan Lundqvist Dahlin
Press Secretary, Prime Minister’s Office
Phone (switchboard) +46 8 405 10 00
Mobile +46 (0)72 553 66 29
email to Dan Lundqvist Dahlin
Boel Lindbergh
Head of the International Press Centre, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Phone +46 8 405 50 08
Mobile +46 72 735 50 08
email to Boel Lindbergh