The Crown Princess holds a meeting on conflicts within OSSE's focus

The Crown Princess during the meeting with Martin Kragh from the Swedish Institute of International Affairs.

The Crown Princess during the meeting with Martin Kragh from the Swedish Institute of International Affairs. Photo: The Royal Court of Sweden

On Thursday 15 April, The Crown Princess took part in a digital meeting on the conflicts that the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSSE) focuses on.

Sweden is chair of OSSE during 2021, and one of the prioritised themes for the year is contributing to the resolution of drawn-out conflicts in the region.

During the video meeting Martin Kragh, Head of Programme and senior researcher at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI), spoke about the background to these conflicts.

OSSE

OSSEexternal link, opens in new window is the world's largest regional security organisation, and has 57 member nations in Europe, Central Asia and North America. Its role is to strengthen trust and cooperation between its member states in order to prevent conflict, but it also works with conflict resolution in the event that crises arise.

On 18 March, The Crown Princess took part in a meeting with Minister for Foreign Affairs Ann Linde about Sweden's chairmanship of OSSEopens in new window.