Hans Dahlgren

Hans Eric Albert Dahlgren (born 16 March 1948) is a Swedish politician for the Social Democrats and a former diplomat.[1] He has served as Minister for European Union Affairs in the second Löfven cabinet since 21 January 2019.[2]

Hans Dahlgren
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Minister for European Union Affairs
Assumed office
21 January 2019
Prime MinisterStefan Löfven
Preceded byAnn Linde
Personal details
Born (1948-03-16) 16 March 1948 (age 72)
Uppsala, Sweden
Political partySocial Democrats


Between 1997 and 2012, Dahlgren held various high-level positions in Sweden's diplomatic service, including as Swedish representative at the United Nations Security Council (1997–1998); as Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York (1997–2000); as State Secretary for Foreign Affairs (2000–2006); as Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva (2007–2010); and as Ambassador for Human Rights at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs (2010–2012).

From 2014 until 2019, Dahlgren served as State Secretary for International and EU Affairs in the Prime Minister's Office.

Other activitiesEdit


  1. ^ Sveriges befolkning 1990: Dahlgren, Hans Eric Albert
  2. ^ "Sveriges nya regering" (in Swedish). Government of Sweden. 2019-01-21.
  3. ^ Europe Policy Group World Economic Forum.
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Peter Oswald
Permanent Representative of Sweden to the United Nations
Succeeded by
Pierre Schori
Political offices
Preceded by
Ann Linde
Minister for European Union Affairs