The Centre for Security Governance has just published eSeminar Primer No. 3 on “New Frontiers in Security Sector Reform: Countering Technology-Driven Threats,” in advance of its forthcoming eSeminar event to take place Thursday, July 17.
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Publication Announcement – eSeminar Primer No. 3: “New Frontiers in SSR: Countering Technology-Driven Threats”By: SSR Resource Centre | Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
A new paper by Amelia Padurariu, published in Stability: The International Journal of Security and Development, examines the role of main international actors involved in the implementation of police reform in post-conflict Bosnia and Herzegovina, particularly that of the UN and the EU.
Centre for Security Governance eSeminar Report – Libya: Dealing with the Militias and Advancing Security Sector ReformBy: Matthew Redding | Thursday, January 9th, 2014
The Centre for Security Governance (CSG) has produced its first eSeminar Summary Report from its inaugural eSeminar on militia demobilization and security sector reform in Libya. The report is being released in conjunction with the recorded videos of the speaker’s presentations and the discussion period, available individually on YouTube at the links provided
Women’s participation in security sector reform (SSR) is often stated on paper, but overlooked in practice. With the goal of addressing this gap, the Institute for Inclusive Security and the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) has released a vital Toolkit: A Women’s Guide to Security Sector Reform. The guide concretely outlines ways for women in
With over a decade of experience in working on gender and security issues, the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) recently hosted a three-day workshop (June 2012) on gender training for the security sector. The workshop, stemming from DCAF’s Gender and Security Sector Reform Capacity Building project, produced a final summary
The SSR Resource Centre and CIGI have released SSR Issue Paper no. 9, From Private Security to Public Good: Regulating the Private Security Industry in Haiti, by Geoff Burt. Haiti, like many countries, relies heavily on private security companies to protect people and property. While the private security industry has a vital role to play
The SSR Resource Centre and CIGI have just released SSR Issue Paper no. 8, Towards a Non-State Security Sector Reform Strategy. The paper outlines a comprehensive strategy for engaging non-state actors in SSR by synthesizing the emerging literature on this approach and developing new conceptual tools to advance policy and practice. It explains when and why
CIGI and the SSR resource Centre have just released the 10th and final edition of the Afghanistan Papers. Stephen Saideman’s paper, Afghanistan as a Test of Canadian Politics, considers lessons that can be drawn from the Canadian effort in Afghanistan, especially the challenges of trying to build security, governance and development in Kandahar. First, it
The recent SSR Issue Paper Policing in Palestine: The EU Police Reform Mission in the West Bank by Madeline Kristoff examines the process of police reform, makes policy recommendations, and ultimately concludes that the construction of legitimate and sustainable Palestinian institutions requires a credible Palestinian-Israeli peace process. We are pleased that Henrik Malmquist, head of
Clashes between security forces and protesters continue in Egypt’s Tahrir Square after a weekend of violent confrontation that killed 20 people and injured hundreds more. As parliamentary elections approach, thousands are protesting attempts by the military and other elements of the old regime to cement their power within the transition to constitutional democracy. The mass