Policy framework for Swedish development cooperation

Where
Sweden
When
2016
Who
The Government and governmental agencies
Key objectives of the measure:

At national level the Government has during 2016 decided upon a policy framework for Swedish development cooperation. In this framework the Government clearly sets out how development cooperation is to help to achieve the global Sustainable Development Goals on which the world has agreed. The purpose of the framework is to safeguard economically, socially and environmentally sustainable and gender equal Swedish development cooperation. Swedish development cooperation is to relate to the new global Sustainable Development Goals, the development financing measures decided in Addis Abeba, and to the climate conference in Paris, and it also a link to the Government’s cohesion policy for global development. The field of culture and the role of the artists are clearly set out as an area within the framework, partly to promote a democratic culture.

Scope of the measure:
National, International
Nature of the measure:
regulatory
Main feature of the measure:

Development cooperation is to achieve the global Sustainable Development Goals to safeguard economically, socially and environmentally sustainable and gender equal.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

The purpose of the framework is to safeguard economically, socially and environmentally sustainable and gender equal Swedish development cooperation.

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

Within ordinary budgetframes.

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Multi-domain
Cultural Value Chain
Creation
Production
Distribution
Participation