Monday 25 June 2018

Advanced Training Course on Security Sector Reform (SSR) - 77th Brigade, UK

The 77th Brigade UK Army conducted an “Advanced Training on Security Sector Reform (SSR)” from 25-29 June 2018 at the UK Defence Academy in Shrivenham.

This five-day intensive residential course was carried out in collaboration with the International Security Sector Advisory Team of the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF/ ISSAT).

This advanced training was aimed at those who are just about to be deployed in support of a bilateral, regional or multilateral mission to support security sector reform programmes. More specifically, the course targeted 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 SSR such as governance, rule of law, police reform, defence reform, justice reform disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration etc. The course also targeted those involved in programming, programme management, mission conduct and planning and/or in political/ policy dialogue. The organisers intended to select a highly diverse group of participants in terms of professional and organisational background, age and nationality, as well as with regards to gender balance.

How to apply

Registration is closed.

Pre-Course Requirements

Successful completion of the ISSAT online course Introduction to SSR, available at the following link: Introduction to SSR e-learning as well as the pre-course questionnaire available at the following link: ISSAT Pre-Course Questionnaire.

Additionally reading will be posted in the training space in the following weeks. 

Target Audience

The course is targeted to mid to senior level practitioners and officials directly involved in SSR activities.

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