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Inaugural SIPRI Lecture by HE Dr Hans Blix

Inaugural SIPRI Lecture 'Is the world on the road to peace or war?' by HE Dr Hans Blix

Musikaliska, Nybrokajen 11, Stockholm

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute is proud to host the inaugural ‘SIPRI Lecture’ on the theme 'Is the world on the road to peace or war?' which will be held in the presence of His Majesty Carl XVI Gustaf and Her Majesty Queen Silvia.

The Lecture will honour HE Dr Hans Blix and his lifelong career of distinguished public service dedicated to peace, disarmament, non-proliferation and conflict resolution. Ambassador Jan Eliasson, Chair of SIPRI Governing Board, will introduce Dr Blix. The lecture will be followed by a distinguished panel discussion and accompanied with piano performances by Staffan Scheja.


Distinguished panel discussion

Dr Katarina Engberg, former Director of the Swedish Government Offices

Mats Karlsson, Director of the Swedish Institute for International Affairs


Dan Smith, SIPRI Director


The event will be live streamed and available to view on SIPRI's Facebook and YouTube channels.


Registration information

The lecture is by invitation only

Event contact (SIPRI)