Piet Biesheuvel discusses the aspects that make advising effective in SSR. The video highlights several key skills required for the advisor, who has to work for a long-term process and with individuals of different backgrounds. Advisors needs to adapt quickly to environments unfamiliar to them, but also to the varying expectations of donors and partners.
Piet Biesheuvel is a Senior Security and Justice Adviser who regularly supports ISSAT mandates and also co-facilitates on ISSAT trainings. He has a wide range of developmental experience in the governance, justice and security sectors. He has advised on, designed, implemented or reviewed security and justice sector reform programmes throughout sub-Sahara Africa, as well as in North Africa and the Middle East, the Balkans, Central and Latin America, the Caribbean and South Asia. He has conducted a number of sector-wide reviews for the British Government.
Policy and Research Papers
This document is a review of security and justice sector reform (SJSR) programmes and lessons learned from 2001 to 2005 that were part of DFID's Africa Conflict Prevent Pool (ACPP). The programmes were reviewed based on the criteria of coherence, effectiveness, and impact.