Preventing conflict, sustaining peace and promoting human security
Peace and Security 2016
Armed conflicts constitute main obstacles to sustainable development. They create enormous human suffering and make pathways out of poverty more difficult. By 2030, OECD estimates that over 60 % of the world’s poor will be living in countries affected by conflict and fragility. Total disbursement to conflict prevention, peace and security was SEK 733 million in 2016. 58 % of all Sida support had peace and security as principal or significant objective.