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Security Sector Reform and the Protection of Civilians in Burundi: Accomplishments, Dilemmas and Ideas for International Engagement

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Security Sector Reform and the Protection of Civilians in Burundi: Accomplishments, Dilemmas and Ideas for International Engagement

Published: July 23, 2007

This paper focuses on three themes in the area of SSR: police reform, the transformation  of the military and civilian disarmament. Civilian oversight and democratic control are  crosscutting considerations. In addition to providing insight into the Burundi-specific  dimensions of international engagement in SSR, this paper attempts to elucidate opportunities and challenges for implementing a number of the core multilateral SSR commitments.

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