Training Requirements Analysis (TRA) on Security Sector Reform

24/10/2019 - 30/06/2020

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On behalf of the European Security and Defence College (ESDC) Security Sector Reform (SSR) Board, DCAF-ISSAT and the Folke Bernadotte Academy (Sweden) are conducting a Training Requirements Analysis (TRA) on Security Sector Reform. The SSR TRA process will identify existing SSR related training and gaps, as well as relevant target audiences, and will provide high-level learning outcomes aimed at improving the training activities currently offered to EU,  Member States' and Mission personnel.  The results will be linked to the work of other civilian CCTs and the EU Military Training Group and collectively, contribute to an EU Comprehensive Assessment Report on Training (CART).

According to the EUCTG Strategic Guidance on CSDP civilian training, the CCT's responsibilities are to:

  1. Conduct training requirements analyses (TRA), thus contributing to the CSDP Civilian Training Requirements Report; including issues as quality assurance related to training requirements,
  2. Recommend training activities that meet CSDP civilian training requirements to be included in the EU civilian part to the CSDP Training Programme.

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In conjunction with ESDC EAB secretariat and FBA, to co-establish the ESDC CCT (SSR) function and produce a draft CCT (SSR) TRA report, for submission in June 2020.

Outcome objectives of mandate

The main outcome of the mandate will be to establish an effective ESDC CCT (SSR) TRA capability aligned to the EUCTG CCT strategic guidance that successfully supports the inclusion and relevance of SSR-related training improvement and effectiveness in enhancing CSDP missions. 

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