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2019 SIPRI Lecture by HE Michelle Bachelet

2019 SIPRI Lecture by HE Michelle Bachelet
HE Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
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Musikaliska, Nybrokajen 11, Stockholm

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute proudly hosted the second annual SIPRI Lecture, which was held in the presence of His Majesty Carl XVI Gustaf and Her Majesty Queen Silvia.

Held on the theme 'Peace, development, human rights and gender equality–The story of my life', the lecture honoured former President of Chile HE Michelle Bachelet for her illustrious professional career dedicated to peace, the promotion of human rights and gender equality. The lecture was followed by a distinguished panel discussion and accompanied by piano performances by Professor Staffan Scheja.

Panel discussion

HE Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Ambassador Jan Eliasson, Chair of the SIPRI Governing Board and former Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations

Moderator

Mr Dan Smith, Director of SIPRI

Concluding remarks

HE Margot Wallström, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Sweden

 

Read the transcript of the speech [PDF].

 

Live-stream and photo gallery

The lecture was live-streamed and is available to view on SIPRI's YouTube and Facebook channels.

 

Photo gallery: 2019 SIPRI Lecture

 

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