Development cooperation

Policy for global development

The coherence policy, or Sweden's policy for global development, deals with cross-border issues that have an international impact.

Swedish development cooperation

Swedish development cooperation is currently undergoing a number of changes. The objective for the cooperation is to help creating conditions that will enable poor people to improve their lives.

Countries and regions

Sweden has a long tradition of pursuing an active foreign policy, with extensive and close cooperation with other countries both in our part of the world and globally. This section presents more information about Sweden's cooperation with other countries.

Organisations and cooperation bodies

This section presents information about a number of different international organisations and cooperation bodies that Sweden supports, takes part in or cooperates with.

Budget and objectives

The objective of international development cooperation is to help create conditions that will enable poor people to improve their lives.