Within the framework of Swedens strategy for development cooperation with Liberia, Swedish development cooperation (Sida) will contribute to peacebuilding and statebuilding. The aim is to help strengthen Liberia’s public services and create the conditions for peaceful, inclusive and sustainable development.
Activities are moreover to contribute to increased gender equality as well as an improved environment and reduced climate impact. The strategy will apply for the period 2016–2020 and comprises a total of SEK 1350 million, of which SEK 30 million is intended for activities implemented by the Folke Bernadotte Academy (FBA).
Within the framework of the strategy, Sida is expected to contribute to:
Strengthened democracy and gender equality, and greater respect for human rights
Better opportunities and tools to enable poor people to improve their living conditions
Safeguarding human security and freedom from violence
Within the framework of the strategy, the FBA is expected to contribute to: