UPF and RWI Lecture / An Evening with UN-Ambassador Olof Skoog
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About Olof Skoog
Being a Lund University alumni, Ambassador Olof Skoog is a Swedish diplomat with extensive experience of both multilateral negotiations focusing on peace and security.
He has been Swedish Ambassador to several countries in South America, e.g. Colombia and Venezuela, and Asia, e.g. Indonesia and ASEAN, as well as to international institutions such as the UN, the EU and the OSCE. He also notably served as executive assistant to Dr. Hans Blix as part of the UN efforts aimed at verifying WMD programmes in Iraq, and was appointed by the EU High Representative to serve as the first Permanent Chair of the EU Political and Security Committee (PSC) in 2010.
In 2015, Ambassador Skoog was appointed as Sweden’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York.