Fundamentals of Strategic Advising in Reform Environments

Step 4 of 10: Lesson One - The Role of an Advisor
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Case Study: Paulo Costa

In this video, Paulo Costa, an experienced Police advisor, talks about his experience from 2003-2007 as a Programme Manager for Police Education and Development for the OSCE Mission to Serbia. The importance of communicating effectively with local actors is emphasised. Mr. Costa suggests that advisors develop specific competencies in communication skills. In particular, the importance of active listening skills are highlighted.

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