News archive

The news published here are mainly from the Swedish Armed Forces International Centre – SWEDINT. For a complete list of news, please visit the Swedish version of the website.

COI Workshop
COI Workshop 6 April 20175:28 PM

On the 29th and the 30th of March 2017 the Nordic Centre for Gender in military Operations, in its role as NATO Department Head for Gender in Military Operations, hosted the Community of Interest...

Key principles of UN peacekeeping
Key principles of UN peacekeeping 27 March 20173:01 PM

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...

The international Police Officer Course, IPOC
The international Police Officer Course, IPOC 14 February 201711:00 AM

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...

NCGM supports gender training of African officers in Serbia
NCGM supports gender training of African officers in Serbia 12 January 20171:57 PM

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...

SWEDINT/NCGM in China
SWEDINT/NCGM in China 2 December 201612:56 PM

The recent UNSOC course in China was the first with international participants.

The GENAD
The GENAD 27 October 20165:26 PM

GENAD participant, mr Alexander Anastasiades from the UK

Grey Giants
Grey Giants 28 September 201610:01 AM

No fixed destinations or timetables. All loads possible, up to 75 tonnes. The C-17 aircraft at the Heavy Air Wing flies on missions worldwide. Försvarets forum followed one of them.

The Swedish Air Force celebrates its 90th anniversary with record attendance
The Swedish Air Force celebrates its 90th anniversary with record attendance 2 September 20163:23 PM

The hubbub from the last air display has just subsided with the Home Guard Band playing while the crowd streams out of the area. The Huvudflygdagarna 2016 air show has been a fantastic occasion,...

Together for a safer world
Together for a safer world 26 August 20168:51 AM

The exercise Bison Counter 2016 is coming to an end and these last couple of weeks has been intense. With nearly 1000 participants from 21 different countries it has been great opportunity to build...

A frightening scenario
A frightening scenario 25 August 201610:04 AM

Foreign militias siege Eastern Småland and Blekinge. The militias are supported by the regional power - Neland - with funding, equipment and some training. Nelands long-term goal is to make Sweden and...