Ulrika Lång is Senior Policy Advisor and focal point at Sida for Social Protection and currently Acting Head of the Unit Justice and Peace at the Africa department of Sida. The position as policy advisor includes international coordination and development of policies and methods for support to social protection systems. Ulrika Lång provides advice in the development of Sidas support to social protection systems in Africa which currently includes programmes in twelve African countries and support to research on social protection. Ulrika Lång has worked at Sida in different positions since 2000 and has also previously worked at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. During 2011-2014 Ulrika Lång had the position as Head of Operations at the civil society organization Olof Palme International Centre.