En kvinna i västra Uganda bär ved.

The policies and strategies that guide Sida's work in Uganda should promote fair and sustainable development and create opportunities for poor people to improve their living conditions.

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how we are governed

Policies and strategies

Updated: 8 June 2017

The Swedish government decides on the policies and strategies that guide Sida's work. These apply to both the development work and some of our other operations.

Sida proposes strategies and policies for Swedish development cooperation to the Swedish government, which then decides upon them.

Most documents are only available in Swedish. Beneath please find links to documents in English.

Policy framework 

The policy framework for Swedish development cooperation and humanitarian assistance is a central document in Sweden's aid policy and forms the point of departure for the Government's management of Swedish aid. It addresses the principles and values that are to guide Swedish aid.


Results strategy for global action on socially sustainable development 2014 - 2017 

Result strategy for global action on economically sustainable development 2014-2018

Swedish Strategy for Multilateral Development Cooperation

The strategies follow a certain model, that is to be found in the Guidelines for results strategies within Sweden's international aid

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