Policy and Research Papers
Prisons and Detention in Libya
United States Institute of Peace (USIP) research teams conducted two assessments of the Libyan prison system, visiting detention facilities throughout the country to evaluate organisational function, security, infrastructure, and prisoner well-being. This report combines and compares the findings of the two assessments, discussing the broader context of detention issues in Libya.
Tribe, Security, Justice and Peace in Libya Today
This USIP report focuses on the role of tribes in the Libyan security and justice system since the 2011 revolution. The study, part of a rule of law portfolio, is based on qualitative field research and a national survey, and analyses the influence and public perceptions of tribal influence in policing, the security services, and the justice sector.
Innovations in the Colombian peace process
In this NOREF report, Kristian Herbolzheimer explores the innovations and aspects that have helped in the Colombian peace process. From the parties' readiness to transform to the creation of a Gender subcommission or local ownership of the peace process, what accounts for the positive current developments?
The Ebb and Flow of Stabilisation in the Congo
Stabilisation has become commonly used in UN peacekeeping missions, becoming one of their central goals. This paper outlines the revised International Security and Stabilization support Stragety (I4S) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where the assumptions and activities of stabilization have been tested for longer than in any other peacekeeping environment.
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.