Peter Eriksson

Peter Eriksson, Minister for International Development Cooperation

Minister for International Development Cooperation

Ministry for Foreign Affairs

"The world is facing major challenges. We are seeing democracy being eroded globally, while climate change is becoming an increasingly urgent problem and poverty appears to be gaining a foothold in parts of Africa. Sweden’s development cooperation must strengthen democracy and help to create a more sustainable and peaceful world."

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  • Panel discussion with the 2019 Nobel Laureates in Economic Sciences

    Today, 11 December, Minister for International Development Cooperation Peter Eriksson invited this year’s recipients of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel to a panel discussion about their research on poverty reduction.

    Mr Eriksson moderated a discussion with Director-General of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency Carin Jämtin and the three Nobel Laureates Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer. Watch the panel discussion in the video above.

  • We must stand up for human rights, freedom of expression and confidence in the future

    Minister for International Development Cooperation Peter Eriksson talks about the most important political issues during this electoral period and what changes he wants to see.

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