Kristina Zetterlund

Kristina Zetterlund is Project Manager for Leadership at the Folke Bernadotte Academy; the Swedish government agency for peace, security and development. Kristina’s most recent work experience includes the Swedish Defence Research Agency and the EU mission EUCAP Nestor in Djibouti. She also has a background at the UN Office of Internal Oversight Services in New York; the Swedish Ministry of Defence; the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London, the Chemical and Biological Arms Control Institute in Washington; and Reuters in Hong Kong.

Recent Posts

How Narrowing Gender Gap in Leadership Strengthens UN Peace Operations

Posted by Kristina Zetterlund on Jun 19, 2017

The UN is relaunching its Senior Women Talent Pipeline in an effort to increase the number of women in its peace operations, an intiative on line with the UN Secretary General's System-Wide Strategy on Gender Parity. Improving the gender balance in mission leadership is not only a laudable but also an essential measure if the Organization is to succeed in its ongoing efforts to develop more efficient and effective field missions for future global peace and stability.

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Topics: Innovation, Gender Parity, Leadership


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