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Conference Report: 2017 Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development

On 3–4 May 2017, over 330 policymakers, academics and practitioners participated in the fourth annual Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development. The participants hailed from 47 countries and over 120 institutions, including 58 civil society organizations, 19 national governments, 18 think tanks, 10 universities, 9 research institutes and 7 multilateral institutions.

Initiated in 2014, the Stockholm Forum provides a neutral platform for interdisciplinary exchange among high-level experts from the peace and development communities through a series of structured workshops, plenary sessions, presentations and informal meetings. This report summarizes key takeaways from the conference as well as recommendations and next steps prescribed during individual sessions and select participant reflections.

 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)/EDITORS

Dr Florian Krampe is a Researcher in the Climate Change and Risk Project.
Madeleine De Geer was an Intern with the Peace and Development Programme at SIPRI.
Winnie Leung is a Research Assistant with the Peace and Development Programme.
Dr Marina Caparini is a Senior Researcher within the SIPRI Peace and Development Programme.
Yeonju Jung is a Research Assistant with the SIPRI Peace and Development Programme.
Jiayi Zhou is a Researcher in the Climate Change and Risk Project.
Suyoun Jang is a Researcher in the Peace and Development programme, currently seconded to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
Kate Sullivan is the Programme Coordinator for the Peace and Development Programme.
Dr Gary Milante is the Director of the Peace and Development Programme.