UPF and RWI Lecture: Sweden in the Security Council – Does it Matter?

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute with its collaboration partner the Association of Foreign Affairs (UPF) are proud to announce an evening with Swedish UN-Ambassador Olof Skoog. Mr Skoog will give a presentation on “Sweden in the Security Council – does it matter?” for 45 minutes which will be followed by a 30 min Q&A.

When: Wednesday 18 April 20 17:00 – 19:00

Where: Pufendorf Lecture Hall, Lilla Gråbrödersgatan 3C, 222 22 Lund

Free entrance for all – but we recommend you to be on good time in order to secure a spot.

About Olof Skoog

Being a Lund University alumni, Ambassador Olof Skoog is a Swedish diplomat with extensive experience of both multilateral negotiations focusing on peace and security.

He has been Swedish Ambassador to several countries in South America, e.g. Colombia and Venezuela, and Asia, e.g. Indonesia and ASEAN, as well as to international institutions such as the UN, the EU and the OSCE. He also notably served as executive assistant to Dr. Hans Blix as part of the UN efforts aimed at verifying WMD programmes in Iraq, and was appointed by the EU High Representative to serve as the first Permanent Chair of the EU Political and Security Committee (PSC) in 2010.

In 2015, Ambassador Skoog was appointed as Sweden’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York.

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Free entrance for all UPF members
Students: 40 SEK
Non-students: 50 SEK

Venue: Pufendorf Lecture Hall, Lilla Gråbrödersgatan 3C, 222 22 Lund

We look forward to seeing you there!

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