Podcasts, as a widely accessible communication channel, helps us share our information and knowledge with other people, working on SSR, establishing an active network for meaningful collaboration.

High Level Panel Session on SSR (East Africa): AU and UN Policy Frameworks, Key Issues & Emerging Trends ( Session 1: 02-10-12)

Moderator: General Lamine Cissé, former Chief of Defence Staff and Minister of Interior of Senegal, former UN SRSG in the Central African Republic (BONUCA) and SRSG for West Africa, UN Office for West Africa (UNOWA)

Speakers: Mr. Dmitry Titov, UN Assistant Secretary–General for Rule of Law and Security Institutions, Department of Peacekeeping Operations
Dr. Tarek A. Sharif, Head of the Defence and Security Division of the Peace and Security Department, African Union
Mr. Gabriel Negatu, Regional Director for the East Africa Resource Centre, African Development Bank (AfDB)


High Level Panel Session on SSR (East Africa): Opening Session and Keynote Speeches

Keynote Speakers:

Ambassador Sahle-Work Zewde, Director General of the UN Office at Nairobi(UNON)

Hon. Judah Katoo Ole Metito, MP, Minister of State for Provincial Administration and Internal Security, Kenya


The security sector in Southeast Asia - Dr Carolina Hernandez

Dr Carolina Hernanedez of the Institute for Security and Defence Studies in the Philippines talks about how she sees the security sector of Southeast Asia and its development.

The video version of this podcast is available here


Security sector transformation in Sierra Leone

This podcast is the audio version of a presentation by Brig (retd) Kellie Conteh on the transformation of the security sector in Sierra Leone. It outlines the participatory approach to reach an assessment of needs, and highlights the need to encompass the remit of intelligence. Head of ISSAT, Mark Downes, provides a summary at the end of the presentation.

The video version of this podcast is available here.