Federal Foreign Office

Carl Bildt

Co-Chair of the European Council on Foreign Relations

Carl Bildt is a Swedish politician and diplomat. He was Sweden’s foreign minister from 2006 to 2014 and prime minister from 1991 to 1994, when he negotiated Sweden’s EU accession. He is the chair of the Global Commission on Internet Governance, co-chair on the European Council on Foreign Relations and a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Europe. Furthermore, he is a trustee of the independent Brussels-based International Crisis Group (ICG). The ICG works on the prevention of wars and the promotion of peace on an international level. He also served as the EU Special Envoy to former Yugoslavia, High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina, UN Special Envoy to the Balkans, and co-chairman of the Dayton Peace Conference (1995).
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