Peace Operations and Counter Terrorism

In May 2003 Folke Bernadotte Academy in cooperation with the Swedish Armed Forces, the National Defence College and the National Police Board hosted the 12th International Seminar and Partner Meeting. The One-Day Seminar discussed the topic “Peace Operations and Counter Terrorism”.

The seminar was not intended to seek agreement on terminology, but rather to consider what effects and implications, if any, terrorism and counter-terrorism have on the nature, planning and implementation of peace operations. Are the actions to counter-terrorism limited to those of the military and security services? To the extent that terrorism is the problem, is strengthening the sinews of the state an answer? – or the answer? 

Those were only some of the aspects and issues that were being explored during the seminar.