Minister for EU Affairs
“Sweden will continue to play an active role in the European Union. In a time when we have many common challenges, and when one Member State even decides to leave the EU, we want to see more cross-border cooperation. For more and better jobs, for an ambitious climate policy, and for safety and security for everyone who lives here.”
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Sweden supports efforts for greater transparency in the EU
In response to the ongoing Conference on the Future of Europe, Sweden and others have signed a pledge for greater openness and transparency in the EU. All Member States, 37 MEPs, the European Commission and the European Ombudsman have signed the pledge, committing to work for greater transparency in the EU institutions.
“For the Government, it goes without saying that we must continue to work for an open and transparent EU. An EU with dialogue and participation for all of its citizens,” says Minister for EU Affairs Hans Dahlgren.
Minimum wages discussed during French ministerial visit
On Monday, Minister for EU Affairs Hans Dahlgren and Minister for Employment Eva Nordmark met with French Minister of Labour, Employment and Economic Inclusion Élisabeth Borne and French Minister of State for European Affairs Clément Beaune. The aim of the meeting was to discuss various current issues, with a focus on the EU minimum wage proposal.
Hans Dahlgren: The EU leads the way on climate action
On Wednesday, the European Commission presented ‘Fit for 55’, the EU’s new climate package. The package contains the Commission’s proposals for reducing emissions by at least 55 per cent by 2030, compared with 1990 levels. Minister for EU Affairs Hans Dahlgren welcomes the package, which represents a major and important step for the EU’s climate action.