The objective of Sweden’s international development cooperation is to create opportunities for people who live in poverty and oppression to improve their living conditions. Development cooperation will be based on the principles of aid and development effectiveness, and the new agreements reached by the international community in 2015: the 2030 Agenda, the Addis Ababa Action Agenda and the Paris Agreement.
To support peace and democracy in Somalia, Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström, EU High Representative Federica Mogherini and Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed will host a forum in Brussels on 16-17 July.
This results strategy covers the period 2014–2020 and comprises a total of SEK 1.6 billion. The aim is to contribute to improving the conditions for people to raise themselves out of poverty, strengthening democracy, respect for human rights and gender equality, and to contribute to sustainable development.
National statement delivered by Ambassador Irina Schoulgin Nyoni on behalf of Sweden at the United Nations Security Council Briefing on Mine Action, 29 June 2018, New York.
Today, Sweden entered into a new multiyear agreement to support the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF). With this support, Sweden is consolidating its position as one of the largest donors to the fund.
The Embassy of Sweden in Amman is recruiting a Programme Administrator as part of the Development Cooperation team. The position will be full time from 1 October 2018 with a trial period of six months with the intention of translating it into a permanent position during 2019.
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