Centre for Security Governance Executive Director Dr.Mark Sedra recently co-edited a special issue of the Central Asian Survey, titled The Afghanistan Conundrum: Intervention, Statebuilding and Resistance. Included within is an article authored by Dr. Sedra on SSR in Afghanistan, “The Hollowing-out of the Liberal Peace Project in Afghanistan: the Case of Security Sector Reform”.
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Central Asian Survey Special Issue -The Afghan Conundrum: Intervention, Statebuilding and ResistanceBy: Matthew Redding | Friday, November 22nd, 2013
The Centre for Security Governance eSeminar Primer Paper no. 1 (November, 2013) is available now! View at the link below CSG eSeminar Primer No.1 Libya
Centre for Security Governance eSeminar – Libya: Dealing with the Militias and Advancing Security Sector ReformBy: Matthew Redding | Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
The Centre for Security Governance is launching its inaugural eSeminar on November 6th, 2013 to discuss Libya’s militias and security sector reform. The event is free and will be held entirely online using the Security Governance Group`s eConferencing platform.
Robin Luckham and Tom Kirk have published a paper in the latest issue of Stability: International Journal of Security and Development, titled The Two Faces of Security in Hybrid Political Orders: A Framework for Analysis and Research . The paper examines ‘security’ and ‘development’ in a hybrid context, combining different theoretical interpretations to frame these as highly contested
The Institute for Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding is offering a course, “The Art of Conflict Transformation” (in German) beginning in January 2014 that will run until May 2015. A description of the course is given below: CAS «The Art of Conflict Transformation» Conflict transformation and mediation are of growing importance as a tool to tackle
New SSR Resource Centre post by Blog Contributor Chris Kwaja discusses the Boko Haram insurgency and roots of conflict in Nigeria, with a particular focus on the role of the security sector in both exacerbating and addressing these factors. “He (African) loves the display of power, but fails to realize its responsibility” Lord Lugard
New blog post by SSR Resource Centre Blog Contributor Alison Bottomley discusses gender constructs in DDR and SSR and how these perceptions may be influencing the way we approach post-conflict reconstruction. Mainstreaming gender is a crucial practice in post-conflict reconstruction (PCR) but how practitioners understand gender is preventing gender equity rather than ensuring it. Gender
Security Governance Group President Mark Sedra explores changing technology-driven conflict dynamics and threats in his new post. In his review, he discusses cyber warfare, drones/robotics, economic warfare and transnational crime. Click here to read the full post. In the decade ahead, the changing face of global conflict will place new pressure on security sectors in the developed and
While conducting field research in Sierra Leone, Security Governance Group Associate Michael Lawrence describes his visit to a diamond mine, commenting on the role of disenfranchised youth in peacebuilding.
Security Governance Group Associate Charlotte Watson writes on the state of South African policing, calling for the need of a police service, not a police force. She is currently based in South Africa. - Policing in South Africa is once again in the spotlight after a series of incidents which are seen to highlight police brutality and corruption.