Sven-Olov Carlsson – speaker of CACCC 2020

Publication date: 12 October 2020
Sven-Olov Carlsson – speaker of CACCC 2020

The Third Central Asia Climate Change Conference (CACCC 2020) will be held online on October 19-23, 2020. The objective of the conference is to strengthen a regional dialogue on climate change and sustainable development through the information and knowledge exchange in Central Asia. You can get more detailed information on the CACCC-2020 here.

A series of our publications will be dedicated to the speakers of the upcoming event. And, today, we would like to introduce you to Ambassador Mr. Sven-Olov Carlsson, Head of the Delegation of the European Union in Kazakhstan. His presentation will take place at the opening of the CACCC-2020, October 19.


Mr. Sven-Olov Carlsson – Ambassador, Head of the Delegation of the European Union in Kazakhstan. Before this position he has also worked as:

  • 2013 – 2018 - Deputy Head of the EU Delegation to the Russian Federation;

  • 2009 – 2013 - Deputy Head of the Russian Division, European Commission/EEAS, Brussels;

  • 2004 – 2009 - Deputy European Correspondent, DG RELEX, European Commission, Brussels;

  • 1998 – 2004 - Principal Administrator, DG Enlargement (Relations with Poland, Lithuania, Turkey), European Commission, Brussels;

  • 1996 – 1998 - Deputy Head of the Representation of the European Commission in Sweden;

  • 1983 – 1996 - Official of the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (with postings in Stockholm, Tunis, Warsaw,

Copenhagen, and Moscow);

Education BSc in Business Administration, University of Uppsala.

Mr. Sven-Olov Carlsson holds:

  • BSc in Business Administration, University of Uppsala, Sweden;

  • BA in Slavonic Languages, University of Uppsala, Sweden.

Stay tuned for further updates to know about other speakers of the CACCC-2020

Climate  Adaptation and Mitigation Program for Aral Sea Basin or CAMP4ASB is implemented by CAREC and financed by the World Bank. Project aims to enhance regionally coordinated access to improved climate change knowledge services for key stakeholders (e.g., policy makers, communities, and civil society) in participating Central Asian countries as well as to increased investments and capacity building that, combined, will address climate challenges common to these countries.CAMP4ASB is implemented in Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan during the period from 2016 to 2021.

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