Grand Auditorium packed when Kofi Annan visited Uppsala University

3 September 2013

The conversation between Kofi Annan and Jan Eliasson attracted a large audience, filling the University Grand Auditorium to the brim. 1,800 people attended the seminar and almost 3,000 people watched the live webcast. If you missed the seminar, it is now available online.

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan and current Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson took part in a public seminar at Uppsala University the 2 September. The two discussed the role of the UN, with their own experiences and today's challenges as a starting point.

Also attending the seminar was UN diplomat Hans Corell and the discussion was moderated by Peter Wallensteen, Professor of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University. HRH Princess Victoria attended the seminar as a guest.

Watch the seminar online.

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