Event Report: The 'Technocracy Trap' of State-Building – How to Improve the Effectiveness and Legitimacy of Security and Justice Sector Reforms

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On 14 September 2016, 60 experts from civil society, academia, international organisations and German ministries gathered at the German Federal Foreign Office to discuss Germany’s engagement in supporting justice and security sector reforms (JSSR).

The workshop aimed at providing input for the new governmental guidelines on crisis engagement and peacebuilding, to be adopted in the spring of 2017. Findings were discussed with representatives from the Federal Ministry of Defence, the Federal Foreign Office, the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, the Federal Ministry of the Interior and the Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection. This document gathers key recommendations that were expressed in the course of the workshop regarding new guidelines on crisis engagement and peacebuilding.

To read the full report please click on: The 'Technocracy Trap' of State-Building – How to Improve the Effectiveness and Legitimacy of Security and Justice Sector Reforms.

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