Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and Minister for Foreign Affairs Ann Linde to attend UN General Assembly

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Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and Minister for Foreign Affairs Ann Linde are travelling to New York for the opening of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on 21 September 2021.

In connection with UNGA, Mr Löfven will take part in meetings on the climate crisis, work to address the global pandemic, child labour and youth issues. Mr Löfven will also meet representatives from Jewish organisations ahead of the Malmö Forum, discuss the green transition with representatives from the business sector, meet with civil society representatives and have bilateral meetings with the UN Secretary-General and other heads of state and government who are present in New York.

Ms Linde’s participation will focus on Sweden’s role in conflicts and crises, such as those in Yemen and Afghanistan, as well as disarmament and humanitarian issues. Ms Linde will take part in or host meetings on the women, peace and security agenda, Sweden’s feminist foreign policy, democracy and gender equality/HBTQI issues. She will also have bilateral meetings with her visiting counterparts and UN representatives. 

Mr Löfven and Ms Linde will also honour the victims of the terror attack on 11 September 2001.

Press contact

Mikael Lindström
Press Secretary to Prime Minister Stefan Löfven
Phone (switchboard) +46 8 405 10 00
Mobile +46 73 078 52 60
email to Mikael Lindström
Andreas Enbuske
Press Secretary to Minister for Foreign Affairs Ann Linde
Phone (switchboard) +46 8 405 10 00
Mobile +46 76 130 58 86
email to Andreas Enbuske