Security and Justice Sector Reform
Discover the fundamental concepts behind Security and Justice Sector Reform, from the evolving definitions and understanding of the term, to its core principles, objectives and dimensions. This resource includes an overview of the support from the international community, an introductory video about SSR by the Folke Bernadotte Academy, and a selection of key texts, such as the OECD-DAC Handbook on Security System Reform and the UNSCR 2151, establishing the need for national ownership of SSR, and a DCAF Handbook on Public Oversight of the Security Sector.
For further guidance on what works in SSR, explore how others have implemented good practice and lessons identified. Resources are on:
- Countries & Regions
- Principles in Practice - Our pages focusing on what works
- Thematics in Practice - cross-cutting themes crucial to SSR discussions
- Case Studies
- Mandates and Programmes - Browse ISSAT's work