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Making Security Sector Reform Work for Local Populations

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Making Security Sector Reform Work for Local Populations

Published: July 23, 2012

Security sector reform has been criticized for excluding local populations and context. This policy brief, a part of NSI’s mySecurity project, identifies four areas where greater attention to the local is needed: local ownership, investing over the medium- to long-term, coordination among key stakeholders, and better understandings of what it means to be secure. Emphasizing the need to improve current and future approaches to SSR, it offers recommendations for how to create and sustain security.

Author: Carley Robb-Jackson and Jennifer Erin Salahub

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