Commissioner Piebalgs visits Sweden - a champion of aid
EU Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, will visit Sweden on 9 June, as part of his "tour des capitales". He will meet with Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl Bildt, as well as Minister for International Development and cooperation, Gunilla Carlsson.
He will also participate to a public conference organised by the Swedish aid agency, SIDA. Ministers will discuss the future of EU development policy, but also the situation in Sub-Saharan Africa and ways and means to improve coordination of work and transparency.