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Security sector reform

Sarah Jane Meharg

Security sector reform

a case study approach to transition and capacity building

by Sarah Jane Meharg

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Published by Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, PA .
Written in English


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This monograph discusses the definition of security sector reform (SSR) and its components. An examination of case studies of SSR in Haiti, Liberia, and Kosovo assess the value of these programs.

Edition Notes

StatementSarah Meharg, Aleisha Arnusch ; Susan Merrill, editor
SeriesPKSOI papers, PKSOI papers
ContributionsArnusch, Aleisha, 1977-, Merrill, Susan, Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute, Army War College (U.S.). Strategic Studies Institute
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJZ5588 .M44 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 113 p. :
Number of Pages113
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24382646M
ISBN 10158487418X
ISBN 109781584874188
LC Control Number2009526162
OCLC/WorldCa497857928

Publication Security sector reform (SSR) is fundamentally a nationally-led process, but many countries draw on support from external actors who offer financial resources, technical expertise, and lessons learned in other contexts. Intergovernmental Organisations and Security Sector Reform. Entry-points to Palestinian security sector reform. Public Finance Management in Development Co-operation – A Handbook for Sida Staff. Peace and Security Expenditure: within Official Development Assistance.

Querine Hanlon and Richard Schultz’s new book Prioritizing Security Sector Reform not only deftly reaffirms the critical importance of security sector reform to stabilize fragile and conflict-affected states, but also outlines a cogent and comprehensive policy framework to reinvent U.S. security sector assistance. This book is a welcome addition to the existing literature on SSR and should. Intergovernmental organisations (IGOs) play a crucial role in security sector reform and governance (SSR/G). In virtually all instances of recent and current SSR programme delivery, IGOs have either led the SSR effort or supported the lead provided by other actors.2/5(1).

This Handbook for Military Support to Rule of Law and Security Sector Reform is Book Five in a set of five handbooks developed to assist the joint force commandee a whole-of-government r design, plan, and execut approach. Included with the series is an overview . Security sector reform (SSR) is central to the democratic transitions currently unfolding across the globe, as a diverse range of countries grapple with how to transform militias, tribal forces, and dominant military, police, and intelligence agencies into democratically controlled and accountable security .


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Security sector reform by Sarah Jane Meharg Download PDF EPUB FB2

'Mark Sedra’s book, Security Sector Reform in Conflict-Affected Countries: The Evolution of a Model, aims at demonstrating the recent dilemmas facing SSR, by presenting its core pillars and assessing the model in conflict-affected countries. The author provides an in-depth case study of Afghanistan demonstrating all its implementation phases, the actors involved, and, last but not least, the flaws and Cited by: 5.

Querine Hanlon and Richard Shultz's new book Prioritizing Security Sector Reform not only deftly reaffirms the critical importance of security sector reform to stabilize fragile and conflict-affected states, but also outlines a cogent and comprehensive policy framework to reinvent U.S.

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Part of the international post-conflict agenda is the ‘reconstruction’ or ‘reform’ of the security sector (SSR). In post-conflict situations, the security sector is often characterized by politicization, ethnicization, corruption of the security services, excessive military spending, lack of professionalism, poor oversight and Security sector reform book allocation of resources.5/5(1).

This book is a valuable contribution to the emerging debate on security sector reform. The detailed case studies in this volume provide important insights into the challenges of security sector reform and the European Union’s role in this area.' Andrew Cottey, University College Cork, IrelandCited by: Security Sector Reform (SSR) is increasingly becoming a cornerstone in international security and development cooperation.

Indeed, the concept has often been seen as a panacea for many of the biggest threats to the world such as failed states, terrorism and by: Security sector reform became an important and deeply political instrument to establish peace in Sierra Leone as war drew to an end in the late s and early s.

Through historical and ethnographic perspectives, the book explores how practices of security sector reform have both shaped and been shaped by practices and discourses of security provision from the national to the local level in post. the reform of the security sector is the development of both effective civilian oversight mechanisms and creation of institutions capable of providing security (Ball et al.).

The list of countries in need of security sector reform is long.2 The reasons why security sector reform is File Size: KB. Security sector reform aims to help states enhance the security of their citizens. There has been a shift from state- and military-centric notions of security to a greater emphasis on human security.

This has underscored the importance of governance issues and civilian input into policy making. The SSR Backgrounders provide concise introductions to topics and concepts in good security sector governance (SSG) and security sector reform (SSR).

The series summarizes current debates, explains key terms and exposes central tensions based on a broad range of international Size: KB. reform of the states' security sector, the debate on Security Sector Reform, its relevance for conflict prevention, peace-building and development is a kind of a watershed.

Though. Security sector reform (SSR) and mine action share a strong common conceptual basis, which draws from a shared understanding of security.

They both reflect a conceptualization of security that is not limited to the level of the state, but takes into account security. Security Sector Reform by Paperback Book, pages See Other Available Editions Description High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles Security Sector Reform (SSR) is a concept to reform or rebuild a state's security sector that emerged first in the s in Eastern ries: Not Classifiable.

The objective of security sector reform (SSR) is to achieve good security sector governance (SSG)—where security actors are effective and accountable to their people. For example, SSR might guide decision-making on what form should the oversight of armed forces take or how transparent will intelligence agencies be according to legislation.

secuRity sectoR RefoRm and development s chnabel, f arr (e ds) Back to the Roots: s ecurity s ector Reform and d evelopment Back to the Roots: secuRity sectoR RefoRm and development albrecht schnabel and vanessa Farr (eds) there has now been more than a decade of conceptual work.

The purpose of the handbook is to ensure that donor support to SSR programmes is both effective and sustainable. The OECD DAC Handbook on Security System Reform (SSR): Supporting Security and Justice provides guidance to operationalise the Guidance on Security System Reform and Governance and close the gap between policy and practice.

Introduction: The Future of Security Sector Reform 16 I The Origins and Evolution of the SSR Concept 28 1 The Evolution of the Security Sector Reform Agenda Nicole Ball 29 2 Why Is SSR Important. A United Nations Perspective Adedeji Ebo and Kristiana Powell 45 3 The “Global War on Terrorism” and Its Implications for US Security Sector File Size: 2MB.

Introduction to Security Sector Reform Developed in collaboration with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), this course provides participants with an understanding and overview of SSR, its key principles, actors and contexts within which SSR takes place.

Security sector reform has potentially wide-ranging implications for how state security establishments are organized and, by exten- sion, for how international security and development assistance is delivered. 1 The terms ‘reform’ and ‘transformation’ are used interchangeably in this chapter, although ‘reform’.

security sector reform and security sector reconstruction can be distinguished for analytical purposes, overlaps are manifold. This chapter therefore sug-gests that security sector reconstruction is conceptualised as a variation of the theme – or a specific context – of security sector reform.

security sector reform and iden-tify its two main goals, account-ability and effectiveness. Time 30 minutes What are the Objectives of Security Sector Reform?

Discussion: Objectives of Security Sector Reform Background for Facilitator This section introduces the concept of security sector reform. It is anFile Size: KB.2 | “Fixing Broken Windows”: Security Sector Reform in Palestine, Lebanon, and Yemen must reform the security sector even as they employ it actively in situations characterized by violent confl ict, proliferation of arms among citizens and nonstate groups, and a threatening regional environment.

Internal securityFile Size: KB.The security landscape in every country is a reflection of history, culture, political, socio-economic conditions and experiences. The United Nations assists Member States to undertake security sector reform with a view to achieving effective and accountable security for the State and its citizens, without discrimination and with full respect for human rights and the rule of.