ESDC Core Course on SSR

15/03/2015 - 21/03/2015

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The components of ISSAT's Level 1 training will be given during the first half of the ESDC Course 15 - 18 April, the entire course is from 15 to 21 April 2015.

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Introduce participants to the concept and evolution of SSR, including such issues as contexts, principles, programme areas and the highly political nature of SSR.

Review the key policy frameworks and actors involved in SSR, with a special emphasis on the EU and the UN.

Acquaint participants with key crosscutting issues in SSR programming such as oversight, gender and multi-actor coordination.

Examine sub-sector reform processes targeting statutory and non-statutory security and justice providers from the perspective of the security sector as whole.

Provide participants with opportunities to learn about SSR through a series of hands-on exercises in which they are exposed to many of the tools and techniques that SSR practitioners use on the ground.

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