News - Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairshttps://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/country-files/sweden/events/?xtor=RSS-1 enMinistry for Europe and Foreign Affairshttps://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/local/cache-vignettes/L144xH72/visuel_defaut_une_fd-44916-890bc.jpg?1614684382https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr?xtor=RSS-1 Estonia/ Sweden – Visit by Amélie de Montchalin to Tallinn and Stockholm (1 – 2 Jul. 2020)https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/country-files/sweden/events/article/estonia-sweden-visit-by-amelie-de-montchalin-to-tallinn-and-stockholm-1-2-jul?xtor=RSS-1 Amélie de Montchalin, Minister of State for European Affairs, attached to the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, is visiting Estonia and Sweden from July 1 to 2. This visit is taking place in the run-up to the European Council from July 17 to 18 in order to establish the conditions necessary for an ambitious agreement on the European recovery plan. The minister of state will reaffirm the importance of reaching an agreement in July in the face of the economic and social emergency and (…) 2020-07-01 23:04:4660593_250722Joint press statement by the Ministers for Foreign Affairs of Sweden and France https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/country-files/sweden/events/article/joint-press-statement-by-the-ministers-for-foreign-affairs-of-sweden-and-france?xtor=RSS-1 Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ms Ann Linde, and French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Mr Jean-Yves Le Drian, met in Paris yesterday, at a time when the world is facing many challenges and threats. The deeply disturbing developments in Idlib leading to a humanitarian catastrophe, the rapid spread of the coronavirus and the climate crisis are examples that confirm the need for enhanced international cooperation and active diplomacy to build peace and security. In this (…) 2020-03-11 16:43:4460593_248000Sweden – Meetings between Jean-Yves Le Drian and Amélie de Montchalin with Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde (Paris, 10 Mar. 20)https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/country-files/sweden/events/article/sweden-meetings-between-jean-yves-le-drian-and-amelie-de-montchalin-with?xtor=RSS-1 Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian will host Ann Linde, Sweden's Minister for Foreign Affairs, today. Their meeting will cover current issues relating to the crises in Syria, the Sahel, Iran, the Middle East and Ukraine, as well as developments in the COVID-19 epidemic. They will also discuss European defense, specifically the European Defence Fund and the European Intervention Initiative. Questions of European digital sovereignty, particularly cybersecurity and 5G, (…) 2020-03-11 09:53:1360593_247966Joint press statement of the Ministers for European Affairs of Denmark, Finland, France and Sweden (Copenhagen, 31 Jan. 2020)https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/country-files/sweden/events/article/joint-press-statement-of-the-ministers-for-european-affairs-of-denmark-finland?xtor=RSS-1 The Ministers for European Affairs of Denmark, Finland, France and Sweden met in Copenhagen on 31 January 2020 to discuss their shared European priorities as well as their commitment to building a strong and effective Europe. On the day of the British exit from the European Union, the ministers expressed their regret while respecting the sovereign decision of the United Kingdom. They confirmed their determination to work towards a deep, comprehensive and balanced future relationship with (…) 2020-01-31 15:33:3960593_246744Combatting human trafficking and sexual exploitation – Joint Op-Ed by Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian and his Swedish counterpart Margot Wallström (08.03.19)https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/country-files/sweden/events/article/combatting-human-trafficking-and-sexual-exploitation-joint-op-ed-by-minister?xtor=RSS-1 A joint article by Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian and his Swedish counterpart Margot Wallström presenting the common strategy in the fight against human trafficking and sexual exploitation in Europe and in the world.2019-03-08 12:53:2860593_240898Sweden – Meeting between Mme Nathalie Loiseau and Mr Hans Dahlgren (Paris, 18.02.19) https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/country-files/sweden/events/article/sweden-meeting-between-mme-nathalie-loiseau-and-mr-hans-dahlgren-paris-18-02-19?xtor=RSS-1 Mme Nathalie Loiseau, Minister for European Affairs, hosted a meeting with her new Swedish counterpart, Mr Hans Dahlgren, on 18 February. Mme Nathalie Loiseau, Minister for European Affairs, with her new Swedish counterpart, Mr Hans Dahlgren Mme Nathalie Loiseau, Minister for European Affairs, with her new Swedish counterpart, Mr Hans Dahlgren This first meeting provided an opportunity for the ministers to begin (…) 2019-02-19 12:30:1760593_240575Sweden – Visit by Jean-Yves Le Drian (Stockholm, 11.06.18)https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/country-files/sweden/events/article/sweden-visit-by-jean-yves-le-drian-stockholm-11-06-18?xtor=RSS-1 Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, will visit Stockholm on June 11. He will meet with his counterpart Margot Wallström and visit the Riksdag (Swedish Parliament) to discuss key current European and international issues with a group of parliamentarians.2018-06-08 16:37:4160593_235909Sweden – Meeting between Nathalie Loiseau and the speaker of parliament (Paris, 23.05.18)https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/country-files/sweden/events/article/sweden-meeting-between-nathalie-loiseau-and-the-speaker-of-parliament-paris-23?xtor=RSS-1 Nathalie Loiseau, Minister for European Affairs, will receive Urban Ahlin, Speaker of the Riksdag, Sweden's unicameral legislature, today.2018-05-24 11:13:4960593_235455