About Carl Bildt

Carl Bildt was Sweden’s foreign minister from 2006 to October 2014, and was Prime Minister from 1991 to 1994, when he negotiated Sweden’s EU accession. He also undertook far-reaching liberalisation and structural reforms, improving Sweden’s competitiveness and modernising its infrastructure. A renowned international diplomat, Carl is a visionary of Europe and an expert on world affairs. He is the Chair of the Global Commission on Internet Governance and has served as EU Special Envoy to the Former Yugoslavia, High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina, UN Special Envoy to the Balkans, and Co-Chairman of the Dayton Peace Conference. He is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Europe.