Support to Civil Society

FBA grants yearly funds to Swedish civil society organizations working with peace and security.

Civil society organizations are important social actors. They spread knowledge and shape public opinion, teach the importance of democracy, bring communities together and can help people make their voices heard, especially marginalized groups. They defend human rights, not the least in conflict-affected countries.

FBA is commissioned by the Swedish government to grant yearly funds to Swedish civil society organizations working with peace and security, in Sweden and globally.

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Swedish Chair wants to strengthen security in the OSCE

This year Sweden leads the work of the OSCE faced by a challenging security situation. Several conflicts are in progress in the region: Ukraine, Nagorno-Karabakh and the political crisis in Belarus. Sweden protects the European security order and emphasizes that democracy and human rights are the basis for security. FBA offers support to the OSCE and the Swedish chair in order to contribute to solutions to the protracted conflicts in the region.

2021-05-07 09:20

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Reintegration or Recidivism? Why ex-combatants in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) return to arms

The objective of this report is to identify the most prominent factors behind recidivism, or return to armed violence, among female and male ex-combatants in North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo. In doing so, the report aims to provide evidence-based knowledge to inform policy and practice on issues of relevance for DDR processes, both in the DRC and internationally.

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