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Navigating towards a secure and sustainable future

Welcome to a seminar including the launch of a new report on scenarios for a secure and sustainable future.

Graphic: Hiroshi Watanabe / Getty Images.

3 December 2018 at 13:00

ending at 16:00

Stockholm, Sweden and Online
Event contact

Karl Hallding

At this seminar, researchers and stakeholder partners involved in the Mistra Geopolitics programme will present and discuss new results from a comprehensive two-year scenario work process. We will also listen to two research presentations, deepening our understanding of climate and security risks as well as relevant international policy development in this important field.

Moderator: Eva Krutmeijer, Mistra Geopolitics
Language: English


13:00 Welcome address

  • Robert Egnell, Swedish Defense University

13:10 Presentation of Mistra Geopolitics and Stockholm Climate Security Hub

  • Eva Krutmeijer and Robert Watt
Robert Watt
Robert Watt

Engagement Director

SEI Headquarters

13:15 Scenarios that help us navigate towards a secure and sustainable future

  • Karl Hallding, Kevin Adam, Sara Talebian and Kristian Skånberg, SEI
Sara Talebian
Sara Talebian

Research Fellow

SEI Headquarters

Kristian Skånberg
Kristian Skånberg

SEI Affiliated Researcher

13:40 Q&A with the audience

13:45 Comments and examples from researchers’ perspectives

How can the scenarios help in developing policies – how can they help in framing new research questions?

  • Malin Mobjörk, SIPRI
  • Magnus Benzie, Stockholm Environment Institute
Profile picture of Magnus Benzie
Magnus Benzie

Senior Research Fellow

SEI Oxford

14:10 Panel discussion

How is this research relevant for Swedish decision makers and how does it relate to the Swedish national security strategy (Nationella säkerhetsstrategin)?

Panel with Linda Lingsten – Havs- och Vattenmyndigheten (HaV), Eva Blixt – Jernkontoret, Mats Kinnwall – Teknikföretagen, Cecilie Tenfjord Toftby (M) – Riksdagens försvarsutskott

14:30 Q&A session and discussion 

15:00 Closing remarks

After the seminar, please stay for a coffee and mingle with the researchers.


The event is free for registered attendees.

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The seminar is organised jointly by Mistra Geopolitics and Swedish Defence University in connection with Stockholm Climate and Security Hub.

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