The Crown Princess visits SIPRI

The Crown Princess with SIPRI's Director Dan Smith, Chairman Jan Eliasson and Assistant Manager Sigrún Rawet.

The Crown Princess with SIPRI's Director Dan Smith, Chairman Jan Eliasson and Assistant Manager Sigrún Rawet. Photo: Pelle T Nilsson/SPA

On Friday 6 March, The Crown Princess visited SIPRI, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.

The visit began with a welcome from SIPRI's Chairman Jan Eliasson, after which Director Dan Smith provided an update on the organisation's work during 2019.

The Crown Princess was then informed about climate-related security risks and the growing global uncertainty due to hunger and a shortage of food.

In conclusion, Assistant Manager Sigrún Rawet gave an update about the Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development 2020external link, opens in new window.

SIPRI is an independent international research institute that studies issues relating to peace and conflict, with a focus on disarmament. SIPRI was founded in 1966 to mark 150 years of uninterrupted peace in Sweden.