Sweden

Sweden

Mapping of Sida's SSR Engagements

Sweden mandate in Sweden 01.10.2018. - 31.01.2019.

Sida recently requested ISSAT support to conduct a mapping of its SSR portfolio. The key purpose of this mapping is to provide Sida with a baseline understanding of the nature of its SSR programming which targets the core of SSR including security and justice institutional reform and governance and accountability aspects of the security and justice actors. The mapping will look across Sida’s geographic portfolios, covering the period of 2013-2018.

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Evaluation of Swedish Police Programme in Liberia

Sweden mandate in Liberia, Sweden 01.09.2018. - 01.12.2018.

The Swedish National Police (SNP)  has requested ISSAT support to conduct a mid-term evaluation for its Police Cooperation project in Liberia. The project has been implemented by the SNP since 2016 and is expected to end in 2019. Previously the Swedish National Police supported the LNP in the area of crime scene investigations through a bilateral program 2009-2015. The project purpose is to achieve improved quality of crime investigations including Sexual Gender Basedc Violence  (SGBV), basic crime investigation, basic crime scene investigation and cooperation between the LNP  and the Prosecution Service in three police station areas.  The project components focus on addressing important challenges and needs as formulated by the Liberian police and prosecutors who attended the workshop:

  • Training in basic crime investigations, basic crime scene investigations and investigations of SGBV crimes.
  • Guidelines to optimize the quality control of any crime investigation case forwarded to the Prosecution Service.
  • Basic forensic equipment.
  • Improved premises and facilities for one stop centres and  comfort rooms for SGBV victims .  
  • Improved cooperation between police and prosecutors.
  • Public awareness raising.
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Evaluation of Swedish Police Programme in Liberia

Sweden mandate in Liberia, Sweden 01.09.2018. - 01.12.2018.

The Swedish National Police (SNP)  has requested ISSAT support to conduct a mid-term evaluation for its Police Cooperation project in Liberia. The project has been implemented by the SNP since 2016 and is expected to end in 2019. Previously the Swedish National Police supported the LNP in the area of crime scene investigations through a bilateral program 2009-2015. The project purpose is to achieve improved quality of crime investigations including Sexual Gender Basedc Violence  (SGBV), basic crime investigation, basic crime scene investigation and cooperation between the LNP  and the Prosecution Service in three police station areas.  The project components focus on addressing important challenges and needs as formulated by the Liberian police and prosecutors who attended the workshop:

  • Training in basic crime investigations, basic crime scene investigations and investigations of SGBV crimes.
  • Guidelines to optimize the quality control of any crime investigation case forwarded to the Prosecution Service.
  • Basic forensic equipment.
  • Improved premises and facilities for one stop centres and  comfort rooms for SGBV victims .  
  • Improved cooperation between police and prosecutors.
  • Public awareness raising.
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Juvenile Justice Baseline Study and Monitoring Plan

Sweden mandate in Albania 28.09.2017. - 30.11.2017.

The Government of Sweden has requested ISSAT support to conduct a baseline study of the juvenile justice system in Albania in relation to the areas covered by the programme 'Enhanced capacity of Albanian law enforcement agencies and Courts to meet human rights standards in juvenile justice – a comprehensive justice chain approach' launched in 2017. The programme is implemented jointly by the Swedish Police, Swedish Prosecution Authority, the Swedish National Courts Administration and the Swedish Prison and Probation Services and covers the following cooperation areas:

  • Legislative review/implementation
  • Tools and organizational structures
  • Enhanced staff capacity: training and guidelines
  • Inter-agency cooperation and coordination
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External review of the functions, structure and capacity of the UN Police Division

Germany, Ireland, Norway , Sweden , UK, UN mandate in Central African Republic, Haiti, South Sudan 04.01.2016. - 27.05.2016.

In his implementation report, and following the High-level Independent Panel on Peace Operations (HIPPO) report of 2015, the UN Secretary-General “instructed the Police Division to undertake an external review of functions, structure and capacity, and to present results in my forthcoming report on UN policing.”

The independent review of the Police Division should focus on the Headquarters functions needed to implement the SGF, as well as departmental priorities, and, on that basis, assess how the Police Division should be structured and staffed in order to deliver those functions.

DPKO is requesting ISSAT to participate in and provide secretariat support to the work of the panel undertaking the independent review.

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