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Sweden & Kosovo

Reform cooperation

The overall objective of the Swedish reform cooperation with Kosovo is to facilitate EU integration and market economy development, to improve people's living conditions and to reduce poverty. The support has its focus on reforms and on strengthening public institutions, supporting and contributing to a pluralistic civil society, gender equality and respect for human rights as well as an environmentally sustainable development. Sweden is one of the five largest donors in Kosovo.

Economic development - Read how Sweden works to enhance Kosovo’s economic integration with the European Union and the development of market economy.

Democratic governance and human rights - Read how Sweden works to strengthen democracy, greater respect for human rightsand a more fully developed state under the rule of law in Kosovo. 

Environment and climate - Read how Sweden supports Kosovo to work for a better environment, reduce climate impact and enhance resilience to environmental impact and climate change. 

Read about Kosovo's main donors and their activities:

Kosovo's donor profile and the annual report on donor activities in Kosovo.    

Development and aid

Sweden has a long tradition of generous and ambitious development aid. Development cooperation is about helping to enable poor people to improve their living conditions. Swedish development aid is often channelled through international organisations such as the UN and the EU. Humanitarian assistance refers to Sweden’s activities to save lives, alleviate suffering and maintain the human dignity of those affected by natural disasters, armed conflicts or other similar circumstances.