The Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI) organizes about 80 seminars and events throughout the year. The seminars range from large public events, closed roundtable discussions to research seminars for a smaller group.
The seminars are per invitation only. The public seminars are filmed and published on our website and on our Youtube channel. UI also organizes seminars for highschool students (in cooperation with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency - SIDA) and all-day courses focusing on a particular foreign affairs theme. UI also participates in events and seminars organized by others, for example the Bond Annual Conference, the Baltic Sea Fest, the Almedalen political week, Globsec and Göteborgs book fair.
The 71st Stockholm Seminar on Japan
Events Mission incomplete! This phrase neatly captures the progress made by the Bank of Japan (BOJ) in reflating the economy. In April 2013, the BOJ launched an unprecedented quantitative and qualitative monetary easing policy. The BOJ was certain that the 2% price stability target would be achieved within 2 years.
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Does the New Asia Infrastructure Development Bank Add Anything New?
Events When China proposed a new development bank in Asia devoted to infrastructure, there were numerous questions raised. These included whether there was really a need for another development bank, whether the new bank would have sufficiently high environmental and social safeguards and be as transparent as the existing ones.
Providing Public Services in a Decentralized Way: Local Government Finances in Sweden and Japan
Events Sweden and Japan have a similar characteristic in terms of fiscal system, where the local government sector has a larger share of responsibilities for providing public services in the framework of a unitary state.
25 Years After the Fall of the USSR: Historical Legacies and Perspectives for the Future in Central Asia
Events The Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI) and the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, organized a seminar focusing on Central Asia. What are the future prospects of states and people in this strategically important region? How have the countries in Central Asia fared since independence?
The White Helmets in the Syrian Inferno
Events The Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI) and the Right Livelihood Award Foundation, in cooperation with Church of Sweden’s International Work held a seminar with Syria Civil Defence - one of 2016 Right Livelihood Award Laureates.
Maritime Disputes in East Asia: Termination or Escalation?
Events The Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI) and the Swedish Defence University held a seminar about maritime disputes in East Asia. The East and South China Seas have in recent years been the scene of escalating disputes between China and its neighbors, including Japan, Vietnam, and the Philippines.