EACCNY Newsmaker Breakfast at Bloomberg with the Honorable, Stefan Löfven, Prime Minister of Sweden
On November 21, 2014, in partnership with the Embassy & Consulate of Sweden and Bloomberg L.P., the European American Chamber of Commerce New York EACCNY held a private breakfast for the recently-elected Prime Minister of Sweden, Stefan Löfven.
The program was part of a select group of meetings held as part of the Prime Minister’s first visit to the United States, since he has taken office.
At this Newsmaker Breakfast, Prime Minister Löfven was interviewed by Bloomberg TV’s Trish Regan. The Prime Minister highlighted some of his core beliefs about the role of the Swedish government and its role within the European Union, he emphasized the importance of European unity for continued economic recovery.
The conversation also addressed his role as the head of a minority coalition government, the Prime Minister Löfven stressed the importance of the government’s role in supporting education, job creation, and welfare and ultimately creating a “win-win-win” for Swedish citizens and businesses, as well as for the Swedish and European economies in general.
Prime Minister Löfven has served as chair of the Swedish Social Democratic party since 2012, and between 2005 and 2012 was an alternate member of the Executive Committee of the Social Democratic Party. In addition, between 2006 and 2012, Mr. Löfven chaired the Metalworkers’ union IF Metall and between 2002 and 2007 was also an alternate board member of the European Metalworkers’ Federation.