The King and The Crown Princess visit Society and Defence

The King and The Crown Princess at Society and Defence.

The King and The Crown Princess at Society and Defence. Photo: Pelle T Nilsson/SPA

On Sunday 12 January, The King and The Crown Princess attended Society and Defence's National Conference in Sälen.

The annual national conference is a forum for discussing global security, Sweden's defence, security and society's emergency preparedness.

The conference brought together around 350 participants from politics, government agencies, civil society organisations, trades unions and industries.

The day began with an address by Minister for Foreign Affairs Ann Linde. There then followed discussions on Sweden's security policy cooperation and the country's relations with Russia.

The Crown Princess also attended a panel discussion on the following day addressing Sweden's total defence, Nordic defence cooperation and secure social communication.

Photo: Pelle T Nilsson/SPA

Photo: Pelle T Nilsson/SPA

The national conference

The national conference was held at Högfjäll Hotel in Sälen. It was broadcast live and can be watched at folkochforsvar.seexternal link, opens in new window.