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Carl Bildt

Carl Bildt served as Sweden’s Foreign Minister from 2006 to 2014 and was Prime Minister from 1991 to 1994 when he negotiated Sweden’s EU accession. He is chair of the Global Commission on Internet Governance and a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Europe. Mr Bildt has a distinguished career in international diplomacy, as EU Special Envoy to the Former Yugoslavia, High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina, United Nations Special Envoy to the Balkans and co-chairman of the Dayton Peace Conference. He has served as an adviser to the European Space Agency and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. Previously he sat on the boards of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, the Centre for European Reform, the European Policy Centre, the RAND Corporation, and the Aspen Institute. Currently, he serves on the board of the Crisis Group and the Center for European Policy Analysis’ advisory board.