CV Hans Dahlgren


Minister for EU Affairs


Picture of Hans Dahlgren
Hans Dahlgren, Minister for EU Affairs Photo: Kristian Pohl/The Government Offices of Sweden


Swedish Social Democratic Party

Areas of responsibility

  • EU affairs


Born 1948. Married, four children.

Educational background

B.Sc. in Business Administration and Economics,

Stockholm School of Economics. 1971

Positions and assignments

Minister for EU Affairs 2019–

State Secretary for International and EU Affairs,

Prime Minister’s Office 2014–2019

Administrative Director and Treasurer, Swedish

Social Democratic Party 2013–2014

Human Rights Ambassador, Ministry for Foreign Affairs 2010–2012

Ambassador in Geneva 2007–2010

State Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Ministry for Foreign Affairs 2000–2006

Ambassador to the United Nations, New York 1997–2000

Swedish representative, United Nations Security Council 1997–1998

Prime Minister´s State Secretary, Prime Minister’s Office 1994–1997

Secretary-General, Commission on Global

Governance, Geneva 1992–1994

Ambassador and foreign policy adviser to Prime Minister Ingvar Carlsson 1986–1991

Director and foreign policy adviser to Prime Minister Olof Palme 1983–1986

Press Secretary to Olof Palme 1977–1983

Assistant to Minister for Foreign Affairs Sven Andersson,

Ministry for Foreign Affairs 1975–1976

Reporter on domestic politics, SVT Aktuellt (Swedish television news) 1970–1974

President, Swedish Student Union 1967–1968