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2019 SIPRI Lecture by HE Michelle Bachelet

2019 SIPRI Lecture by HE Michelle Bachelet
Main Concert Hall at Musikaliska during the Inaugural SIPRI Lecture in 2018

Musikaliska, Nybrokajen 11, Stockholm

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute is proud to host the second annual SIPRI Lecture to be 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 will honour 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 will be followed by a distinguished panel discussion and accompanied by piano performances by Professor Staffan Scheja.

The lecture will be live-streamed and available to view on SIPRI's YouTube channel and Facebook page.


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


Mr Dan Smith, Director of SIPRI


Participation to the lecture is by invitation only.


For further information and media inquiries, please contact Alexandra Manolache, Communications Officer ( 76 628 61 33).

Event contact (SIPRI)