The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development and the European Union with the support of DCAF/ ISSAT, will conduct an Advanced Level 2 training on SSR in French from 15 to 19 May 2017 in Beirut. The training is aimed at those working directly on SSR support programmes or those supporting SSR through bilateral, regional or multilateral missions in countries where SSR is an important political issue.
Besides the French representatives of the central administration ( MFA, security agencies ) and diverse attachés from Embassies of Mena area and EU representatives working in the field of security and development, the training will also bring together participants of Lebanese security institutions and others, invited by France, coming from beneficiary countries.
Specific objectives for the training include:
• Refresh participants’ knowledge on the concepts and characteristics of SSR;
• Place SSR within the international and national contexts, and explain how the context impacts on the approach to be taken;
• Build a practical understanding around the key characteristics (1-2-3) of SSR based on debate and discussions, exercises and case studies;
• Draw on SSR knowledge to identify key lessons from practical SSR experiences