Strengthening the Role of CSOs and the Media

Albania

Advised civil society organisations on how to build their capacity to contribute to the national security debate (2010)

Advised parliamentarians and civil society representatives on best practices for drafting a national security strategy and how such an exercise can be used to forge a national consensus on security (2006)

Belarus

Advised whole-of-government and civil society representatives on Belarus’s obligations as an OSCE member state under the OSCE Code of Conduct on Politico-Military Relations, and the implications for security sector governance (2010)

Bolivia

Advised, as part of an OECD-DAC mission, representatives of government, the security forces and civil society on how to use a national development plan as a platform for devising a strategy for security sector transformation (2008)

Germany

Advised business, government and civil society professionals on the use of scenario planning in anticipating and shaping major changes in their operational environments (2008)

Guinea Bissau

Advised the government SSR Steering Committee, SSR Technical Committee and civil society representatives on designing an action plan for SSR (2008)

Kosovo (multiple activities as of 2005)

Advised whole-of-government and civil society representatives on how to conceptualise the roles and relationships of the key actors in Kosovo’s emerging security sector

Advised whole-of-government and civil society actors on how to position Kosovo vis-à-vis the key intergovernmental organisations involved in SSG

Advised media representatives on their roles and responsibilities in the area of democratic security sector governance and oversight

Lebanon/Palestine

Advised civil society representatives on the importance of democratic control of the security forces and the lessons learned in the OSCE area in implementing the OSCE Code of Conduct on Politico-Military Relations (2007)

NATO

Advised civil society representatives from across Euro-Atlantic space on the different ways NATO’s security environment might evolve and the implications for policy (2004)

Nepal

Advised  participants at a workshop, organised by the Association for Security Sector Training and Education (ASSET)  and  bringing together civil society organisations from across Asia, on how to build capacity for security sector transformation activities (2009)

NORTHERN EUROPE

Advised government and civil society representatives and parliamentarians on the possible evolution of their region and the implications for cross-border cooperation (1995)

Palestine

Advised civil society representatives on how the environment of the Palestine Authority may evolve and the resulting implications for security policy (2006)

Philippines

Advised participants at a workshop, organised by ASSET  and  bringing together civil society organisations from across ASSET members in Asia, Africa, the Americas and Europe on how to build capacity for security sector transformation activities (2008)

Southeastern Europe (2006-2011)

Advised civil society organisations from across the region on designing a framework for measuring national security sector performance and comparing regional results

Advised civil society organisations from across the region on meeting the challenges of EU membership conditionality

Advised civil society organisations from across the region on the role of civil society in fostering democratic governance of the security sector

The Way I See it
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