Policy and Research Papers
Assessing the Impact of Orthodox Security Sector Reform in Bosnia-Herzegovina
This paper by the Centre for Security Governance (CSG) is part of a multi year CSG research project titled "Exploring the transition from first to second generation SSR in conflict-affected societies". Some twenty years after the Dayton peace agreement, the paper analyses the role of the international community in the SSR process in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and explores the issues raised by the lack of local ownership and the competing visions of local actors.
Women, Peace and Security in Iraq
This Policy Report by Zeynep N. Kaya from the LSE assesses Iraq's National Action Plan to implement the Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. What are the issues faced by women in Iraq? How does the National Action Plan address specific issues related to conflict and insecurity in Iraq?
Rule of Law Checklist
The Rule of Law Checklist by the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe intends to build on the improvement in qualitative measurement of Rule of Law indicators in the context of the SDGs. The checklist provides a tool for assessing the Rule of Law in a given country through the constitutional and legal structures, the legislation in force, and existing case-law.
Winter Academy and CAS-Research Programme in Peacebuilding, Conflict Transformation, Mediation, Security and Intercultural Dialogue | Baar, Switzerland
The Institute for Peace & Dialogue (IPD) will hold its International Winter Programs in Peacebuilding, Conflict Transformation, Mediation, Security and Intercultural Dialogue in Switzerland from February until May 2016. Applications for the 10 day Winter Academy or the 3 Month CAS-Research Program can be submitted until Tuesday 1 November.
Course on Security Sector Reform | Sando, Sweden
The Folke Bernadotte Academy is organising a course from 6 to 10 February 2017 where participants will acquire an understanding of the concept of SSR and how the approach has evolved. Please note that the last application date is Sunday 20 November.