Ce qui suit présente des définitions des principaux termes et concepts de la réforme du secteur de la sécurité.
Management approach that systematically follows the cycle of planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating the intervention.
Ways in which international humanitarian and development assistance given in conflict settings may be provided so that, rather than exacerbating and worsening the conflict, it helps local people disengage from fighting and develop systems for settling the problems which prompt conflict within their societies (CDA, 2004; OECD 2010d).
The extent to which data collection strategies and instruments measure what they purport to measure (OECD, 2002). “External validity” refers to the extent to which findings or conclusions from one evaluation/context are applicable and valid in another.
An evaluation that tracks the anticipated sequence of linkages from inputs and activities to outcomes and impacts (Weiss, 1995).
Statebuilding is a term used to describe the construction of a legitimate, functioning state. The OECD/DAC has defined statebuilding as an internal process to enhance capacity, institutions and legitimacy of the state, driven by state-society relations (OECD, 2008a).