SSR in Practice | DCAF-ISSAT Activities
Snapshots of current mandates
To provide facilitation on building a theory of change for SSR at the Military Operational Thinking course of the German Defence Academy. Course participants are full Colonel level (OF5). 31 October - 2 November. Hamburg.
Policy and Research Papers
Injustice and (In)Security: Public perceptions of Nigeria and Kenya’s security forces and their implications for the fight against violent extremism
Using evidence from Afrobarometer surveys, the authors analyse public perceptions of security in Nigeria and Kenya and the implications this has on countering violent extremism.
Preparing for Complex Conflicts
The Fragility Study Group is an independent and non-partisan effort of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the Center for a New American Security and the United States Institute of Peace. This brief is part of a series authored by scholars from the three institutions that build on the chair's report which discusses the implications of fragility on existing U.S. tools, strategic interests and challenges.
Transitional justice: Topic Guide
Outlining key transitional justice mechanisms and looking at crucial factors for the design of strategies, processes and mechanisms, this topic guide was written by Huma Haidar (GSDCR, University of Birmingham) and supported by the UK government.
Recycling Rebels? Demobilisation in the Congo
The Rift Valley Institute analyses why and how previous DDR processes in DRC have failed, and provides a sketch of the current state of affairs and future prospects for demobilisation. It reviews the impact of CONADER and the potential of DDR III, focusing on the role of combatants, commanders and politicians.
Women Leadership Untapped - Dr. Saran Daraba Kaba
An inspiring talk by Dr Saran Daraba Kaba, the first woman to become Secretary-General of the Mano River Union. She shares her personal experience working with women’s groups to help resolve one of the most violent civil wars of the 20th century, the civil wars in Sierra Leone and Liberia.