Policy and Research Papers
Stabilization in Eastern and Central Africa: Insights from Somalia, South Sudan and the DRC
In this meeting report, the Rift Valley Institute presents highlights from a conference on stabilisation that took place in 2014 in Kenya. The conference sought to question, review, evaluate and exchange lessons on stabilisation programmes in the DRC, Somalia and South Sudan, and the report gives a central space to voices from countries that are subject to stabilisation programmes.
Responsive and Responsible: Making Politics Part of UNDP’s Rule of Law Agenda
Why has politics only been marginally represented in rule of law reform? This FBA brief draws on a review of the literature and interviews with rule of law practitioners to argue why politics matters in rule of law, before considering how politically smart approaches can be included in practice by agencies such as the UNDP.
Policing Libya: Form And Function Of Policing Since The 2011 Revolution
Studying the cities of Tobruk and Sabha, this USIP report examines how competing and overlapping groups have assumed policing functions after the 2011 revolution. What are these groups' social and political inclinations? What are the tendencies and features that are relevant to future reform in Libya?
Voice of a Practitioner in Pakistan – Mossarat Qadeem
In this CSIS Podcast on Violent Extremism, Mossarat Qadeem of the PAIMAN Alumni Trust and partner of the Women’s Alliance for Security Leadership (WASL) shares her insights on the role of women in local and global peace and security. How can women contribute to countering violent extremism at the grassroots level?
ISSAT Training Courses
Advanced Course on Security Sector Reform | The Hague
The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the European Union, in partnership with DCAF-ISSAT, will organise an advanced training course on security sector reform in the Hague from October 17-21. Please note that applications close on Monday 12 September.