Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Carlsson wants to broaden goals of official aid

The Swedish Development Minister Gunilla Carlsson is undertaking what she describes as “the most penetrating changes in Swedish aid since its beginning".

The Conservative Minister has maintained the world’s highest aid level, while at the same time questions the Nordic fixation on 1 per cent. In an interview with Development Today, she calls for a broadening the purposes of Swedish official aid.

Gunilla Carlsson

Gunilla Carlsson, Swedish Development Minister.

 

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