NORDEFCO Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Planning Course, Stockholm, Sweden

Start date: 11 Jun 2017 8:30am | End date: 17 Jun 2017 3:00pm


June 11, 2017 @ 8:30 am – June 17, 2017 @ 3:00 pm

The Course builds the capacity of participants to contribute to the integrated DDR planning process within or outside the framework of peace agreements. It addresses elements of strategic and operational planning while incorporating gender perspectives. The Course curriculum is based on the United Nations Integrated Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Standards (IDDRS), emerging doctrine and practice for second-generation DDR, links to organized crime and violent extremism, as well as practitioners´ best practices. The Course is not intended as an introduction to DDR but rather bulds on existing practical experience or knowledge acquired through a foundation course.


6 Days

Target Audience

Personnel working in deploying to and partnering, with DDR missions and programs. This will include DDR managers, planning officers, military and police officers, staff or national DDR Commissions or relevant ministries, NGOs and civil society organizations. Previous experience of and basic knowledge on DDR is mandatory for admission to the course.

Learning Objective

After taking the DDR Planning Course, participants will be able to:

- Prepare initial assessments;

- Formulate context-specific DDR strategies;

- Design integrated, gender-responsive DDR programs; and

- Undertake continuous planning

Course fee

6000 SEK


June 11, 2017 @ 8:30 am – June 17, 2017 @ 3:00 pm

Swedish Armed Forces International Centre (SWEDINT)

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June 11, 2017 @ 8:30 am – June 17, 2017 @ 3:00 pm

Course Invitation DDR 2017 NORDEFCO DDR Planning

How to apply?

Please view the course invitation for instructions on how to apply.

Closing date for application: 7th April 2017


June 11, 2017 @ 8:30 am – June 17, 2017 @ 3:00 pm

Course Director:

Major Carl-Henrik MELLBERG

Phone: +46 8 584 526 65

Mobile: +46 70 210 28 77