UCDP in Almedalen, 1/7 2013

The UCDP, represented by its Director Peter Wallensteen (Dag Hammarskjöld Professor of Peace and Conflict Research 1985-2012, and Richard G. Starmann Sr. Professor of Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame), will be attending this year’s Almedalsveckan in Visby, Gotland.

Professor Wallensteen will be presenting the UCDP’s latest data on international trends in armed conflict, introduce the UCDP Conflict Encyclopedia to the general public, as well as participate in a panel debate on the topic of ‘What can Sweden do to prevent armed conflicts in the world?’

Other participants in this debate include:

Yves Daccord, Director General of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Katarina Engberg, security policy expert at the Ministry of Defense

Allan Widman, member of parliament

Anna-Lena Sörenson, member of parliament

Date: 1/7 2013

Place: Uppsala university, Campus Gotland, Cramérgatan 3 (Studentcentrum)

URL for the event: http://www.almedalsveckan.info/event/user-view/13889;jsessionid=9B1885922FBB96FA0E379ACEFBC55F0F