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Launch of the FBA project in Ukraine

The Folke Bernadotte Academy is just about to start its project to strengthen the respect for the rule of law in local self-government in Ukraine. 12 selected municipalities throughout the country will receive support in order to improve their public service delivery – Shane Quinn is the project manager at the FBA.

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‘Zimbabwe’s future is bright’

Freedom Nyamubaya – poet, ex-combatant and founder of the Zimbabwean organisation MOTSRUD – was one of the participants at the recent FBA course on Security Sector Reform. Good governance of public institutions is crucial to reform the security sector in Africa, she says in an interview.

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New initiative: preparatory training for CSDP mission staff

FBA is one of the organizations behind a new initiative providing training for staff to be deployed to EU Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) missions.

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More than blue helmets needed

Right now, a review of UN peace operations is taking place. The review is well needed – since the operations are not always designed for a modern conflict pattern. Blog post by Richard Zajac Sannerholm.

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2015 grants

Six projects supporting the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security have been granted funds from the FBA.

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FBA funds promoting change in Congo

Each year, the FBA grants funds to projects that promote women's participation in issues concerning peace and security. The FBA recently visited several projects in the Democratic Republic of Congo that have received financial support. Claudine, a member of the Kitchanga Protection Committee, tells us more about the project that she takes part in.

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News

  • 3/27/2015

    Rule of Law conference in Ukraine

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  • 3/24/2015

    New initiative: Preparatory Training for CSDP Mission Staff

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  • 3/23/2015

    Launch of the FBA project in Ukraine

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  • 3/17/2015

    First meeting in the Ukraine project Steering Comittee

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