Swedish Defence Research Agency


International missions

FOI has a longstanding programme dedicated to research on international military missions.

Female soldier in sunglasses in front of an afghan boy on a red motorcycle.

Photo: Swedish Armed Forces

FOI has extensive experience conducting research and analysis on international military missions. This research strand focuses primarily on the following themes:

  • Swedish participation in international peace support and military capacity building missions
  • Security policy dimensions of conflicts and peace processes
  • Key actors in international military missions
  • Mission-related norms and concepts, including security sector reform (SSR), civil-military cooperation, and women, peace and security (UNSCR 1325).

The programme’s main client is the Ministry of Defence.


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Last updated: 2020-07-03