Presentation on theme: "Integrating environment and climate change into Swedish development cooperation Ulrika Åkesson Sida."— Presentation transcript:
Integrating environment and climate change into Swedish development cooperation Ulrika Åkesson Sida
All development cooperation through Sida shall: Assist partner countries to identify and implement activities that strengthen and develop NR and env, incl. Improved capacity to handle CC Emphasize and support environmental sustainability in the long-term perspective Follow the principle that prevention is better than cure Refrain from contributing to activities and collaborations that obstruct sustainable dev. Illustration: Helena Halvarsson
Focus Climate Change Ecosystem services Disaster Risk Reduction Fundamental for - sustainble development - poverty reduction
How? Donor harmonisation/alignment Action plan – Thematic Priority Sida´s Environment Management system Competence development (incl. e- learning) Advice Web based tool (incl. Screening note) Policy for Environment and Climate Change Indicators Dialogue support Environment and CC analysis in integrated poverty analysis Policy briefs coop. strategies Results analysis (incl. Portfolio analysis) Special initiatives (e.g. CC initiative) Policy discussions and negotiations
Issues to discuss How to rely on others in assessments? How to combine needs of quality assurance with capacity (donors and partners)? Thank you!