Experts & Staff

Carl Bildt

ECFR co-chair
Former Prime Minister and Former Foreign Minister of Sweden


Carl Bildt served as both Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden. Under his leadership, the government initiated major liberal economic reforms and negotiated Sweden’s accession to the EU. A renowned international diplomat, he also served as EU Special Envoy to the Former Yugoslavia, High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina, UN Special Envoy to the Balkans, and Co-Chair of the Dayton Peace Conference. Bildt was Chair of the Global Commission on Internet Governance, and is a member of different boards, among them a Trustee of the RAND Corporation in the US.




In the media

Now is the time for rich countries to donate surplus doses of COVID vaccine

Interview to Carl Bildt on the sharing of vaccines with countries in need and on financing to Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator (ACT-A)

Ouest France publishes an article from Carl Bildt on the future of the Balkans