|Current Position (s)||Housing and digitization minister|
|Party||Miljöpartiet de Gröna|
|Birth Date||3 August 1958|
Lars-Johan Peter Eriksson (born 3 August 1958) is a Swedish politician who has served as Minister for International Development Cooperation in the government of Prime Minister Stefan Löfven since January 2019.
Eriksson began his political career in Kalix, Norrbotten, where he was Municipal Commissioner from 1999 to 2004. He was also member of the Riksdag 1994–1998 and 2002–2014.
Between 2002 and 2011, Eriksson was one of the two spokespersons (leaders) of the Green Party in Sweden, working alongside Maria Wetterstrand. Under their leadership, the party notably abandoned a demand in its manifesto that calls for Sweden to leave the EU