Conferences & Meetings

October 11, 2017

15 Year Anniversary of the Parliamentary Forum

Conference Location: 
Andrakammarsalen, Swedish Parliament, Riksdagshuset Östra, Norrbro 1B, Stockholm
10/11/2017 - 13:00
Anniversary of the Parliamentary Forum

Conference Details

To mark our 15th anniversary, we are arranging a seminar in the Swedish Parliament, as Sweden was one of the Forum's founding countries. The seminar will highlight the key results and achievements of the Parliamentary Forum, as well as the developments and main challenges of SALW–related armed violence prevention and reduction. We will seek to inspire parliamentarians and other stakeholders by looking into the future to identify necessary actions.

   13.00- Welcome, registration and security check 

   13.30- Seminar starts

   15.50- End


  • H.E. Gabriel Busquets, Ambassador to Sweden from Spain
  • Minister Counsellor Ulf Lindell, Department for Disarmament and Non-proliferation Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs
  • Mr. Göran Holmqvist, Director of the Department for Asia, Middle East and Humanitarian Assistance, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency
  • Ms Margareta Wahlström, Chair of the Swedish Red Cross
  • Ms Malin Nilsson, Secretary General of the Swedish section of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, WILPF
  • Mr Robert Egnell, Professor at the Swedish Defence University
  • Mr. Markus Derblom, Director Prevention, Peacebuilding and Governance, Folke Bernadotte Academy
  • Ms. Rosaline Marbinah, Vice Chair of the National Council of Swedish Youth Organisations
  • Senator Daisy Tourné, President of the Forum, Uruguay
  • MP Vincent de Paul Emah Etoundi, board member of the Forum, Cameroon
  • MP Maria Andersson Willner (S), Vice-President of the Forum, Sweden
  • MP Karin Enström (M), former Minister for Defence, Sweden
  • MP Kenneth G Forslund (S), Chair of the Parliamentary Committee of Foreign Affairs, Sweden 
  • MP Sofia Damm (KD), the Parliamentary Committee of Foreign Affairs, Sweden  


RSVP  5 October to: For questions please contact

Please bring ID and arrive with sufficient time to go through the security check in the Parliament.





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