Pluralism. Policy for Support to Civil Society in Developing Countries within Swedish International Development Cooperation Reference No.: UD 09.080


A substantial part of Swedish development cooperation is implemented in cooperation with civil society organisations. In developing countries, Sweden will promote representative, legitimate and independent civil society actors who contribute to poverty reduction, based on their role as collective voices and organisers of services.
This policy aims to establish a coherent approach to civil society in developing countries within the framework of development cooperation and procedures for the implementation of the policy.