Feminist Foreign Policy

Margot Wallström

Margot Wallström was the Foreign Minister of Sweden from 2014 to 2019.

In the new book ‘The Nordic Edge’, Wallström tells the story of how she initiated and led the introduction of Sweden’s feminist foreign policy, including its adoption into the UN Security Council.

During its two years on the Security Council, Sweden’s representatives consistently asked the question: where are the women?

They insisted on representation of women in meetings, in peace negotiations, in peacekeeping operations and as experts briefing the Council.

Join us for a fascinating discussion about feminist foreign policy, in conversation with the book’s co-editor Professor Andrew Scott, Convenor of the Nordic Policy Centre at the Australia Institute.

Recorded live on 15 July 2021, as part of the Australia Institute’s 2021 webinar series.


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