Introductory Course on Security Sector Reform (SSR) in Cameroon (ESIG)

Wednesday 16 May 2018 Session

16 May - 18 May 2018 · Yaounde, Cameroon ESIG, Address (3.822272, 11.466794)

This sensitization session is held in Yaoundé and is conducted in collaboration with the International Security Sector Advisory Team (ISSAT) a division of the Center for the Democratic Control of the Armed Forces (DCAF). It aims to develop basic knowledge and skills in SSR through an interactive and practical training approach. This course allows participants to:

  • Gain a better understanding of the concept of SSR, as well as its actors, evolution and principles
  • To understand the political nature of SSR and the challenges faced in setting up SSR processes in fragile or conflict-affected states
  • Use concrete cases to learn lessons and apply concepts in practice

The following list outlines some topics that are covered during the course:

  • Introduction to the concept of SSR and the evolution of international SSR approaches and policy frameworks
  • SSR applied to operational decision-making
  • The scope of the security sector
  • The gender dimension in the SSR
  • SSR programming in post-conflict contexts
  • The role of non-state actors in the SSR
  • The challenge of coordination in SSr programs
16 May - 18 May 2018 (3 days)
Yaounde, Cameroon ESIG, Address (3.822272, 11.466794) (3.822272, 11.466794)