Katarina Wahlberg

Katarina Wahlberg has worked on global development policy issues since 2002. She is currently working at Forum Syd, a Stockholm-based organization bringing together almost 200 Swedish organizations working on sustainable global development.

Katarina earned her M.A. degree in international relations at Stockholm University in 2002 and a bachelor's degree in political science, also from the University of Stockholm. From 2002 to 2008 she worked in New York at Global Policy Forum, an independent policy watchdog that monitors the work of the United Nations and scrutinizes global policymaking. She coordinated GPF's social and economic policy program, managed the website, and worked on fundraising.

From 2010–2011 Katarina was the Section Coordinator of FIAN Sweden, a human rights organization working on the right to food.

She is fluent in Swedish and English and has published papers on "Global Taxes for Global Priorities," "CAFTA from a Nicaraguan Perspective," "Progress on Global Taxes?," "Food Aid for the Hungry?," "Are We Approaching a Global Food Crisis," "Causes and Strategies on World Hunger," and "A New Era on Hunger."

Focus: Aid, Finance, Food, Tax, Trade, Nicaragua, Sweden, United States, Americas, Europe, Global


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Last Updated: Jul 13, 2011

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