Swedish Minister Gunilla Carlsson visits Indonesia

Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation Gunilla Carlsson heads a delegation of four representatives from the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs to Indonesia to take part in the 4th High Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development agenda (HLPEP) taking place in Bali, from today (March 25) to March 27, 2013.

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Photo: Government.se

The High-Level Panel, of which Gunilla Carlsson is a member, is chaired jointly by Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono together with UK Prime Minister David Cameron and Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. 

During this her first visit to Indonesia as a minister, Gunilla Carlsson will also meet the Indonesian Minister of National Development Planning/Bappenas, Prof. Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana. The bilateral meeting between the two ministers will focus on areas of mutual interest and look into the possibilities for further cooperation and exchange in key areas of development for the future.

On March 28, Gunilla Carlsson will travel to Yogyakarta to visit a GoI/World Bank national community empowerment project (PNPM) site in Magelang and participate in a meeting at the Gadjah Mada University for bilateral development cooperation partners in the environmental field.

She will also visit a biogas project site built in Sleman regency with Swedish technology.

In connection to these field visits, a meeting with the Rector of Gadjah Mada University (UGM) and other stakeholders will be arranged in the UGM campus.

A joint press conference with Gunilla Carlsson and key Indonesian stakeholders will take place on Thursday, 28 March 2013 at 15:30, at Universitas Gadjah Mada, the Rectorat Building.

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