France

France

Tuesday 11 January 2011

Introductory Course on SSR

Training Event

Tuesday 25 October 2011

Introductory Course on SSR

Training Event

Tuesday 16 October 2012

Introductory Course on SSR

Training Event

Monday 14 May 2018

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

This sensitization session is held in Yaoundé and is conducted in collaboration with the International Security Sector Advisory Team (ISSAT) 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, evolutions 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  

The course is intended for senior gendarmerie officers and various army corps as well as senior police commissioners. These staff are either already in charge of SSR support or other related areas, or planning to work on SSR or other related issues in future assignments.

The course is conducted in French.

Training Event

Monday 23 June 2014

Advanced Course on SSR

The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs will organise an advanced training course on “Security Sector Reform (SSR)”, in Libreville, Gabon, from 23 - 27 June 2014. The course will be carried out in partnership with DCAF/ISSAT.

How to apply

If you are interested in this training, please send an email to the ISSAT training team, training@issat.dcaf.ch, with your CV. Please mention in the title of your email the date and location of the training you are interested in.

Application deadline

9 May 2014 

Practical information

There is no course fee. Meals and accommodation are provided free of charge. Some travel grants are also available. 

Pre-requisite

Successful completion of the ISSAT online course Introduction to SSR, available here

A draft programme can be found under the Documents tab. Additional questions can be asked under the Contact tab or by directly contacting the ISSAT training team.

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