International Association of Peacekeeping Training Centres' annual conference

This week the International Association of Peacekeeping Training Centres (IAPTC) is conducting their 19th annual conference at Bangladesh Insitute of Peace Support Operations (BIPSOT) with support from, among others, the FBA.

The theme of this year’s conference is "Coping with change: leveraging regional training and education capabilities for effective multidimensional peace operations". More than 100 representatives from a worldwide network of civil, military and police training- and educational institutions are participating in the conference to share experiences, develop their skills and engage in valuable networking.


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.




Johanna Malm

Johanna is expert on the Democratic Republic of Congo

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