State Secretary to Peter Eriksson

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Per Olsson Fridh is State Secretary to Minister for International Development Cooperation Peter Eriksson. State secretaries are politically appointed senior officials at the Government Offices who lead the work of a ministry directly under the head of the ministry or another minister. State secretaries are responsible for planning and coordination.

Per Olsson Fridh
Per Olsson Fridh Photo: Kristian Pohl / Government Offices of Sweden

CV - Per Olsson Fridh

Areas of responsibility

International development cooperation

Global development policy

Personal

Born 1981. Lives in Gröndal, Stockholm. Married, two children.

Educational background

2005
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Lund University 

2003
Bachelor of Arts in Human Rights, Malmö University 

Posts and assignments

2019–
State Secretary to Minister for International Development Cooperation Peter Eriksson  

2014–2019
State Secretary to Minister for Culture and Democracy Alice Bah Kuhnke

2014–2018 (on leave due to appointment as State Secretary)
Member of the Riksdag

2011
Chair, Swedish Green Party in Stockholm

2010–2014
Political Adviser, Swedish Green Party, The Riksdag

2010–2014
Councillor, Stockholm City Council

2010
Secretary-General, Swedish Centre for International Youth Exchange

2009
Acting Secretary-General, National Council of Swedish Youth Organisations

2007–2014
Member of the Education, Youth and Culture Council,
City of Stockholm

2006–2010
International Programme Director, CISV International 

2005–2009
European Policy Coordinator, National Council of Swedish Youth Organisations  

Additional information

2018
Order of Merit of the Italian Republic, 3rd Class

2018
The Solbacka Course, Swedish Defence University and Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency

2010
European Commission Expert Group on the Mobility of Young Volunteers

2016
Applying human rights and European rule of law and rights in Swedish public administration, Uppsala University

2008
Reading and understanding financial statements, FEI

2006
European Commission Expert Group on the Mobility of Young Volunteers

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