Advanced Course on SSR 77th Brigade UK Army

06/01/2019 - 31/03/2019

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To support UK 77 BDE MoD Outreach Group capacity building by running the 2nd of 3 Courses
(1 per annum) focused on building practical understanding around the characteristics (1-2-3) of SSR; enhancing skills required to support SSR programming; examine thematics such as justice, police and defence reform and their interlinkages; identify key lessons and trends from practical SSR experiences; engage and share experience between participants, facilitators and external experts. 

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Mandate outputs / products

This course will provide a pre and post course questionnaires as well as an evaluation along with a comprehensive report on the overall user response to the training.

Intended immediate outcomes of mandate

The 5 day residential course will aim to enhance the practical skills, capacity and strategic thinking of participants on SSR principles through the sharing of views and experiences in SSR trends and practice. It will highlight issues such as the principles and characteristics of SSR, enhancing governance and oversight of security and justice institutions, the linkages between justice and police reform and the development of national security strategies. The course also develops soft skills and will focus on the role of a SSR advisor. Focusing on practical exercises, case studies and role plays, this intensive course helps participants understand the challenges relating to SSR and helps elaborate possible solutions to common roadblocks.

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