Per the official website for Folk och Försvars Rikskonferens:
“… the conference is the foremost meeting-place for the Swedish security and defense policy community. The conference is held each year in January at a major winter resort in Sweden. Regular speakers include the Minister of Defense, the Minister of International Aid and the Supreme Commander. The Swedish Prime Minister has participated in the conference, as well as several prominent international representatives.
Rikskonferensen assembles 300 participants and 30-40 speakers for three days of lectures, discussions and debates, intertwined with socializing and skiing. The conference encourages formal as well as informal discussions between parliamentarians, representatives from trade and industry, political parties, government authorities, youth organizations and various NGO’s.”
To learn more about today’s event please click here (in English).
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