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My Golden Rule for Peace

Urban Ahlin
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Event: Stockholm Peace Talks
Location: Sveriges Riksdag, Stockholm
Date: 29/01/2015

Urban understands peace as doing to others what you want them to do to you. Through a brief overview of his two-decade-long career in the Swedish Parliament, he demonstrates how interconnected and interdependent the world is, including in terms of peace.

Tags: Interdependence,  Neighbour,  Sweden

Urban Ahlin

Speaker of the Riksdag

Urban was elected Speaker of the Riksdag after the 2014 parliamentary elections. He has been member of the Riksdag since 1994, representing the Swedish Social Democratic Party. For the past twenty years, Urban has worked in the field of foreign policy in various capacities, such as Foreign Policy Spokesperson, and Chair of the Committee on Foreign Affairs. He was a founding member of the first pan-European think-tank, the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR). Urban is a member of the Board of Directors of the EastWest Institute. In 2007, Urban Ahlin received the Cross of Commander from the President of Lithuania.

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