The Folke Bernadotte Academy  -  for   Peace, Security and Development
Facts about FBA <ul><li>Location: Sandö, Härnösand, Uppsala & Stockholm </li></ul><ul><li>Staff: 93   +   85 </li></ul><ul...
FBA – three organizations in one Recruitment & Field Support Training Centre Peace Institute
FBA areas of competence (sample) <ul><li>Political & operative guidance and cooperation </li></ul><ul><li>Intelligence & i...
Main areas of activity <ul><li>National cooperation & coordination </li></ul>Education, training & exercises Recruitment  ...
Width of Activities <ul><li>Civilian Personnel </li></ul>Mostly multifunctional & special areas Covers the whole area & ba...
National Cooperation  & Coordination Knowledge Management Research  Forums National Reference Group for  Recruitment Natio...
International Cooperation International Advisory Council <ul><li>Int ’ l Association of PK Training Centers (Ex-Presidency...
Education, Training & Exercise <ul><li>Basic training for (Swedish) personnel in international service; </li></ul><ul><li>...
Support to the Swedish Armed Forces <ul><li>Integrated & Multi-dimensional Training (UN, EU) </li></ul><ul><li>Support to ...
IAPTC –  Association for Peace Training Centers <ul><li>Engages major & emerging contributors </li></ul><ul><li>Several ci...
Recruitment & Mission Support <ul><li>Recruitment & Employment </li></ul><ul><li>National Overview & Coordinated Reporting...
Personnel Categories <ul><li>Political Officers & Advisers </li></ul><ul><li>Civil Affairs Officers </li></ul><ul><li>Civi...
Research Activities <ul><li>Research – accumulation of knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Promotion of research – inspiring for r...
Challenges Forum <ul><li>International Platform for Cooperation </li></ul><ul><li>Relevant & forward-looking </li></ul><ul...
SSR – DDR  - RoL <ul><li>Education & Training </li></ul><ul><li>National Coordination  </li></ul><ul><li>Research & develo...
Conflict Prevention in Practice  <ul><li>Dialogue & mediation </li></ul><ul><li>Role of economical actors </li></ul><ul><l...
Iraqi Dialogue Process
Support to Civil Society Peace Projects <ul><li>Security, Development & Disarmament </li></ul><ul><li>Mainly NGOs & Founda...
 
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Folke Bernadotte Academy

  1. 2. The Folke Bernadotte Academy - for Peace, Security and Development
  2. 3. Facts about FBA <ul><li>Location: Sandö, Härnösand, Uppsala & Stockholm </li></ul><ul><li>Staff: 93 + 85 </li></ul><ul><li>Turnover: 250 MSEK </li></ul>
  3. 4. FBA – three organizations in one Recruitment & Field Support Training Centre Peace Institute
  4. 5. FBA areas of competence (sample) <ul><li>Political & operative guidance and cooperation </li></ul><ul><li>Intelligence & information cooperation in peace operations </li></ul><ul><li>Handling of threats & risks in peace operations </li></ul><ul><li>Human rights & gender issues </li></ul><ul><li>Dialogue, mediation & good offices </li></ul><ul><li>Security & development </li></ul><ul><li>Civil administration & good governance </li></ul><ul><li>Rule of Law </li></ul><ul><li>Security Sector Reform (SSR) </li></ul><ul><li>Disarmament, Demobilization & Reintegration of combatants (DDR) </li></ul><ul><li>Preventive diplomacy/peacemaking </li></ul>
  5. 6. Main areas of activity <ul><li>National cooperation & coordination </li></ul>Education, training & exercises Recruitment & field support Policy, research & development
  6. 7. Width of Activities <ul><li>Civilian Personnel </li></ul>Mostly multifunctional & special areas Covers the whole area & basically all actors Education, training & exercises Recruitment & field support Policy, research & development
  7. 8. National Cooperation & Coordination Knowledge Management Research Forums National Reference Group for Recruitment National Advisory Council National Contact Groups (SSR) National Reference Group for Education
  8. 9. International Cooperation International Advisory Council <ul><li>Int ’ l Association of PK Training Centers (Ex-Presidency) </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges Forum (Coordinator) </li></ul><ul><li>Post European Group on Training (EGT) </li></ul><ul><li>Association of SSR Education and Training (ASSET) </li></ul><ul><li>Mediation Support Network </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated DDR Training Group </li></ul>
  9. 10. Education, Training & Exercise <ul><li>Basic training for (Swedish) personnel in international service; </li></ul><ul><li>Preparatory education for Swedish personnel to specific international operations: EU, OSSE, UN etc. </li></ul><ul><li>International advanced education: SML, Good Governance, Dialogue & Mediation, SSR, DDR; </li></ul><ul><li>Security related education: Personal protection & security & Security Management. </li></ul><ul><li>700 participants (2010) </li></ul>
  10. 11. Support to the Swedish Armed Forces <ul><li>Integrated & Multi-dimensional Training (UN, EU) </li></ul><ul><li>Support to Military Training (EU BG, ISAF PRT) </li></ul><ul><li>Support to Civil-Military Exercises (Viking, MNE, CJSE) </li></ul>
  11. 12. IAPTC – Association for Peace Training Centers <ul><li>Engages major & emerging contributors </li></ul><ul><li>Several civilian organizations </li></ul><ul><li>The UN ’ s natural partner </li></ul><ul><li>Organized EU cooperation </li></ul><ul><li>Standardization of courses </li></ul><ul><li>Needs to strengthen internal organization </li></ul><ul><li>Common development & education </li></ul>
  12. 13. Recruitment & Mission Support <ul><li>Recruitment & Employment </li></ul><ul><li>National Overview & Coordinated Reporting </li></ul><ul><li>National Roster </li></ul><ul><li>National Coordination of Complex Missions </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-deployment Training </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Support during Mission </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge Management & Best Practices </li></ul><ul><li>Post-assignment Programs </li></ul>
  13. 14. Personnel Categories <ul><li>Political Officers & Advisers </li></ul><ul><li>Civil Affairs Officers </li></ul><ul><li>Civilian Monitors & Observers </li></ul><ul><li>RoL, SSR, DDR & HR Officers </li></ul><ul><li>Dialogue & Mediation Experts </li></ul><ul><li>Gender Advisers </li></ul><ul><li>Legal Advisers & IHL Experts </li></ul><ul><li>Interpreters </li></ul><ul><li>Female Leaders & Senior Officers </li></ul>
  14. 15. Research Activities <ul><li>Research – accumulation of knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Promotion of research – inspiring for research </li></ul><ul><li>International research working groups </li></ul><ul><li>The Folke Bernadotte Collections </li></ul><ul><li>Publications – Reports, books, periodicals </li></ul><ul><li>Conferences, seminars – Forum of Experts and Research </li></ul><ul><li>National process for knowledge management </li></ul>
  15. 16. Challenges Forum <ul><li>International Platform for Cooperation </li></ul><ul><li>Relevant & forward-looking </li></ul><ul><li>Australia 2010, Egypt 2011 etc. </li></ul><ul><li>UN, EU, NATO & AU as partners </li></ul><ul><li>Doctrine & Method Development </li></ul><ul><li>Extended National Cooperation </li></ul>
  16. 17. SSR – DDR - RoL <ul><li>Education & Training </li></ul><ul><li>National Coordination </li></ul><ul><li>Research & development </li></ul><ul><li>Support to Missions </li></ul>
  17. 18. Conflict Prevention in Practice <ul><li>Dialogue & mediation </li></ul><ul><li>Role of economical actors </li></ul><ul><li>Reconciliation & coexistence </li></ul>
  18. 19. Iraqi Dialogue Process
  19. 20. Support to Civil Society Peace Projects <ul><li>Security, Development & Disarmament </li></ul><ul><li>Mainly NGOs & Foundations </li></ul><ul><li>12+2 Million SEK Annually </li></ul><ul><li>Application-based </li></ul>

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