• 2016-12-30 Publikation

    Evaluation of the Sida Child and Youth Initiative 2011-2015 - Final Report

    The Child and Youth Initiative (CYI) was a political steering tool, of unprecedented speed and scale, adopted in December 2010. Between 2011 and 2015, a total of 758 MSEK was provided to 13 selected civil society organisations. The evaluation assesses the effects and sustainability of CYI on the longer term policies and practices of grantees. The evaluation found that such results varied a lot between ...

    Annika Nilsson , Monika Lundin

  • 2016-12-16 Publikation

    Evaluation of Save the Children Sweden during Sida’s contribution to Save the Children’s humanitarian work 2013-2015 - Final Report

    The objective of this evaluation was to assess Save the Children’s (SCS) capacity and role in achieving the expected results of SCS’s humanitarian programmes 2013-2015 funded by Sida and to provide recommendations for possible new long term collaboration. The evaluation complemented the organisational assessment carried out by SIPU International in 2013. The evaluation concluded that SCS ability to ...

    Björn Ternström , Ingela Ternström , Leif Danielsson

  • 2016-11-02 Publikation

    Sida and EU blending

    Blending refers to the combination of EU grants with loans or equity from public and/or private financiers. Beneficiary resources as well as other financing, such as guarantees, can also form part of the blending. It is recognized as an important vehicle for leveraging additional resources and increasing the impact of EU aid. This publication gives an introduction to what blending is, how it works, ...

  • 2016-11-07 Publikation

    Sida’s Guarantee Instrument

    The mission of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is “to help create conditions that will enable poor people to improve their lives”. In addition to grant funding, Sida offers a guarantee instrument designed to absorb risks in order to unlock capital and promote development in the countries where Sida participates in development cooperation. This is a flexible and effective ...

  • 2016-11-09 Publikation

    Trade - An important link in development

    Portfolio Overview

    Trade contributes to economic development, which is one of the cornerstones for poverty alleviation. But when a country lacks prerequisites such as political stability, rule of law, infrastructure and productive capacity it is difficult to take advantage of the opportunities that free trade brings. In 2015, Sweden contributed 2.2bn SEK to the international Aid for Trade agenda, which includes trade-related ...

  • 2016-11-30 Publikation

    Hot Issue: Women’s Organisations and the Engagement of Men

    Gender Tool Box

    Gender equality and women and girls’ rights is a priority in Swedish development cooperation. Sida has since long given support to women’s rights organisations as key stakeholders for promoting gender equality. Sida is also a global leader in supporting men’s engagement for gender equality. However, a combination of a great demand for limited resources and the increasing engagement of organisations ...

  • 2016-11-30 Publikation

    Hot issue: Gender Equality and Gender Equity

    Gender Tool Box

    As long as the struggle for gender equality has existed, there have also been discussions and debates about what the concept gender equality mean and how it should be used. What is the goal, how do we reach this and who are included? Sometimes, similar concepts are used interchangeably – be it for lack of knowledge or by purpose. A concept that is relatively often used as an alternative to gender equality ...

  • 2016-10-04 Publikation

    Democracy and Human Rights

    Information about Sida's work in Moldova. Information about Sida's cooperation with IOM for anti-trafficking and migration. The fact sheet also describes other priorities projects in the country.

    Mats Sundgren

  • 2016-10-12 Publikation

    Sidas mångfalds- och jämställdhetsplan 2017–2019

    På Sida arbetar vi med att stimulera hållbar utveckling och rädda liv. Vi strävar efter att leda förändringen som utrotar fattigdom. Vi har ett stort, komplext och viktigt uppdrag som kräver att vi ständigt utvecklas som organisation, att vi är innovativa i våra arbetssätt och att vi har en stark förmåga att förstå och hantera komplexitet. För att lyckas med detta är det helt avgörande att vi tar tillvara ...

  • 2016-10-26 Publikation

    Sveriges SARC-program - SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE RESIDENT COORDINATOR

    Special Assistant to the Resident Coordinatorprogrammet (SARC) ger akademiker med minst 5 års arbetslivserfarenhet möjlighet att bidra till FN-reformen på landnivå. SARC tjänster finansieras av Sverige och är placerade inom UN Resident Coordinator’s Office (RCO) i de flesta av FNs programländer. Det unika med tjänsten är att en SARC arbetar för och med alla FN-organ som organiseras i landsteamet under ...

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