The Olof Palme Lectures: Journalist Per T. Ohlsson reveals - Why Sweden beats other countries at just about everything?
Lecture by Journalist Per T. Ohlsson - Why Sweden beats other countries at just about everything? - during the conversation festival LAMPA 2017 in Cēsis on June 30th was the first event within the series of OLOF PALME LECTURES organized jointly by SSE Riga and the Embassy of Sweden in Riga, with support from the Swedish Institute (Please see the video, the lecture starts at 06:00).
The Olof Palme Lectures are a series of lectures aimed at providing inspiration and increasing knowledge in the fields of good governance, political ideology and social sustainability. Olof Palme (1927-1986) served as the Prime Minister of Sweden from 1969-1976 and 1982-1986. His political ambitions were characterized by the desire to reduce inequality and develop the welfare state in Sweden. Olof Palme's mother was born in Latvia and he spent his childhood summers in Latvia.