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Swedish Ambassador Ragnar Ängeby’s professional career includes diplomatic and policy-making activities in the fields of commerce, development assistance and politics, including security policy and disarmament. As Head of Conflict Prevention in Practice Programme at Folke Bernadotte Academy, Sweden, he designed programmes and curricula for training and skills building in dialogue and mediation as well as understanding the role of economic actors in conflict prevention and peace building, and also in the knowledge of reconciliation as process and practice. The Conflict Prevention Programme runs conferences, workshops, seminars and training courses with international organisations, governments and NGOs for the purpose of preventing the occurrence, escalation or re-occurrence of violent conflict. Ambassador Ängeby now serves as a Senior Advisor to the Folke Bernadotte Academy on peace, governance and managing change.