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The Swedish Armed Forces

We defend Sweden and the country´s interests, our freedom and the right to live the way of our choice.

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The Swedish Armed Forces is a body subject to the Swedish Parliament and government. It is headed by the Supreme Commander who leads and supervises the Armed Forces through Armed Forces Headquarters.

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Key principles of UN peacekeeping

Key principles of UN peacekeeping

27 March201715:01

At SWEDINT/NCGM the United Nations Tactical Course (UNTAC) just finished. As is customary, the two-week course ended with a three-day field exercise, where the students had to deal with local civilians and IDP camps as well as hostile armed groups in the exercise grounds near Kungsängen.

The international Police Officer Course, IPOC

The international Police Officer Course, IPOC

14 February201711:00

At SWEDINT/NCGM, this year’s first International Police Officer Course for EU- and UN missions (IPOC) just finished. For the twenty participants, the training prepared them for a role as an international police peacekeeper in a peacekeeping operation or equivalent.

NCGM supports gender training of African officers in Serbia

NCGM supports gender training of African officers in Serbia

12 January201713:57

Fifteen officers from the armed forces of Ghana, Nigeria, Uganda and Rwanda successfully completed the Gender Training of Trainers (GToT) course and received their certificates last month. The GToT was organised by UNDP SEESAC in partnership with the Nordic Centre for Gender in Military Operations (NCGM) and the Peacekeeping Operations Centre of the Serbian Armed Forces

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Swedish Armed Forces

Where are we and what do we do now? What are the Armed Forces' tasks from parliament and government and how we work to resolve them? Here are facts about the government's finances, procurement and vehicles.

You are here

Careers

Aircraft mechanics, soldier, cook or naval officer? Reach your goal through military training, or search any of our hundreds of civilian jobs. (In Swedish)

To the career website

Blogs

From the individual soldier to the government's senior representatives, read personal reflections about life in the Swedish Armed Forces in any of our blogs. (In Swedish)

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