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Understanding the Role of Gender in Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism and Radicalization That Lead to Terrorism: Good Practices for Law Enforcement

This handbook was created to provide guidance to law enforcement and security actors, including policymakers, on how to better understand gender dynamics in VERLT. The publication aims at supporting and increasing gender-sensitive responses and policies, and reflects the OSCE’s commitment to gender mainstreaming as an integral part of preventing and countering VERLT.

This guidebook is one in the series of guidebooks produced by the Action against Terrorism Unit (ATU) in the OSCE Secretariat’s Transnational Threats Department.

Understanding the Role of Gender in Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism and Radicalization That Lead to Terrorism: Good Practices for Law Enforcement

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Training course on "Security Sector Governance and Reform (SSG/R) contribution to Preventing Violent Extremism (PVE)"

Course Description
This course provides participants with knowledge and practical tools to better understand the drivers (root causes and triggers) of violent extremism in contexts of fragility. It includes a strong component on the security and development nexus and covers dimensions related to human security, access to justice and community violence reduction (CVR). It also touches upon the holistic nature of SSG/R, including sessions on policing, national security strategy, relations with the media and strategic communication in contexts of VE.
The course was developed acknowledging that significant improvements must be made in prioritising interventions that address the structural causes and aggravating factors that create insecurity, marginalisation, and grievances. It is in this context that the crucial role of SSG/R becomes most apparent.

Learning methodology
The course will use interactive and peer-learning activities while adopting a problem-solving approach through a series of case studies, hands-on practical exercises, simulations and group activities to help participants understand the challenges related to SSG/R in practice. An inductive approach is used in every session of the course in order to place participants at the centre of the training.

Benefits of attending
The course will enable you to:

  • Understand the drivers (root causes and triggers) of violent extremism within the context of conflict and fragility.
  • Identify and prioritise the drivers which can be managed and mitigated through SSG in the short and long term.
  • Explore and apply options for change in improving security and justice service delivery.
  • Enhance individual and collective competence in applying integrated thinking on SSG/R contribution to address violent extremism.

Who should attend
The course will target senior practitioners and professionals – including civilian, military and police personnel, as well as civil society representatives and professionals from the private sector – who are working closely on issues related to SSG/R and violent extremism such as governance, rule of law, police reform, defence reform, justice reform, disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration. The course also targets those involved in programme design, management and implementation, mission planning and delivery and/or in political/policy dialogues.
DCAF-ISSAT is commited to selecting diverse participants in terms of professional and organisational background, age and nationality, as well as gender balance.

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Le Burundi, la crise oubliée, brûle toujours

Si Nkurunziza a réussi à faire supprimer les reportages depuis l’extérieur sur le Burundi, la crise politique et humanitaire qui sévit dans le pays depuis 4 ans ne montre aucun signe d’apaisement.

Selon le rapport de septembre 2019 de la Commission d’enquête des Nations Unies sur le Burundi, des atrocités de masse et des crimes contre l’humanité commis principalement par des agents de l’État et leurs alliés continuent de se produire au Burundi. En outre, la Commission a constaté que le Président Pierre Nkurunziza et de nombreux membres de son entourage étaient personnellement responsables de certains des crimes les plus graves. Ceux-ci comprennent  « des exécutions sommaires, des arrestations et détentions arbitraires, des actes de torture et d’autres traitements cruels, inhumains ou dégradants, des violences sexuelles et des disparitions forcées. »

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Focus on 2020: Opportunities for the Twentieth Anniversary of Resolution 1325

This paper identifies opportunities for the twentieth anniversary of the adoption of Resolution 1325, particularly for the UN Security Council, its member states, and the UN system. It concludes with several steps the UN and the international community can take to support substantive progress on WPS.

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L’Initiative d’Accra peut-elle prévenir le terrorisme dans les États côtiers de l’Afrique de l’Ouest?

L’Initiative d’Accra a été lancée en septembre 2017 par le Bénin, le Burkina Faso, la Côte d’Ivoire, le Ghana et le Togo, en réponse à l’insécurité grandissante liée à l’extrémisme violent dans la région. Deux ans après son lancement, l’initiative et les perspectives qu’elle présente, notamment dans un contexte marqué par un intérêt croissant de la communauté internationale à prévenir l’instabilité régionale, restent toutefois peu connues.

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