Policy and Research Papers
Nigeria: The Challenge of Military Reform
International Crisis Group reflects on the military reforms in Nigeria, arguing that recent progress will be short-lived unless followed by a comprehensive reform program that encompasses the entire defence management spectrum, including leadership, oversight and administration.
Transitional policing in South Sudan’s peace agreement: Joint Integrated Police
What are the potential difficulties and challenges associated with the Joint Integrated Police (JIP) in South Sudan? Saferworld outlines these issues in a report that is intended to inform those planning to support the JIP and the security sector reform process in South Sudan going forward.
Human Securitability: Cornerstone of Latvian Development Policy
The Latvian Cross-Sectoral Coordination Centre (CSCC) developed the National Development Plan 2014-2020 in which they identified the growth of the economy, the human securitability (a form of resilience), and the growth for all regions as the main priorities for the nation. The CSCC has created a useful presentation that outlines the country's approach to creating a holistic domestic policy strategy on human security that can be a helpful tool for any practitioner in the process of designing a national strategy that includes human security.
Creative disruption for better security & justice programmes
In this 10 min podcast, Clingendael's Senior Research Fellow Erwin van Veen discusses what is needed to get serious about improving security and justice programmes in fragile societies with Craig Valters (Overseas Development Institute), Debra Ladner (The Asia Foundation) and Hans Rouw (PAX).
Keeping and Building Peace
Folke Bernadotte Academy's (FBA) brief examines the UN's experience with peacekeeping and peacebuilding. No significant difference in the support provided between keeping and building peace is evident, which hinders the organisation's ability to fully adapt to the country context.