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Peace, Development, Human Rights and Gender Equality: The Story of My Life

December, 2019

The SIPRI Lecture is an annual event focusing on major themes in peace and security. The event provides a platform for prominent global thought leaders sharing the values underpinning SIPRI, its research and other activities.

The second SIPRI Lecture honoured HE Michelle Bachelet and was held on 27 May 2019 in the presence of His Majesty Carl XVI Gustaf and Her Majesty Queen Silvia. The lecture covered key challenges to human rights, the sources of those challenges, and the ways in which it is possible to address them.

Watch the livestream of the event on SIPRI’s YouTube channel.


Michelle Bachelet is the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.