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senior policy specialist, Sida
  • Sweden
Carin Jämtin & Jorge Moreira da Silva

Director-General & Director, Development Co-operation Directorate, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency & OECD

Carin Jämtin is Director-General of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) since May 2017. Democracy and human rights have always been the heart of Ms. Jämtin’s work. From 1999-2003 Ms. Jämtin headed the International Development Cooperation Department at the Olof Palme International Centre - the umbrella organization for the Swedish labor movement. In 2003, Ms. Jämtin served as Minister of International Development Cooperation, and for parts of 2006 served as Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs. Ms. Jämtin has also served on the World Bank's Commission on Growth and Development; as Vice Chair of Stockholm City Council; and as Secretary General of the Social Democratic Party. Carin Jämtin on Twitter.

Mr. ‌ Moreira da Silva is since 1st November 2016 the Director of the Development Co-operation Directorate (DCD) at OECD. As Director of the Development Co-operation Directorate (DCD), Mr. Moreira da Silva plays a key role in positioning the OECD’s work on development co-operation at the leading edge. He supports the work of the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) and collaborates closely with other components of the OECD's Development Cluster to strengthen the Organisation’s contribution to the international governance architecture, as well as to OECD-wide initiatives such as NAEC, Inclusive Growth, and work in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).