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No more excuses: better security and justice programmes within reach

19 May 2016 - 10:16
Source: Photo OECD/Andrew Wheeler

Existing research demonstrates that we know a lot about how security and justice programmes in fragile societies can be improved, and that programs featuring one or several innovative elements already exist. This suggests it is do-able for international and local actors to design and implement better security and justice programs. The problem is in part that examples remain rare and relative successes do not seem to lead to replication and/or scaling up.

Senior Research Fellow Erwin van Veen argues that progressing the state of security and justice programming ultimately appears to be a matter of leadership within donor bureaucracies to break through existing inertia and constraints.

This blog appeared first on the website of the International Security Sector Advisory Team (ISSAT).

Please read the full blog here.