The state secretaries, who are directly answerable to the ministers, are each responsible for certain policy areas. They assist the ministers in planning, coordination and follow-up of the ministrys activities.
Minister for International Development Cooperation and Climate Isabella Lövin has two politically appointed state secretaries.
State Secretary Ulrika Modéer is responsible for international development cooperation, Sweden's Policy for Global Development and international climate policy.
State Secretary Eva Svedling is responsible for the climate policy.