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EUROPE

Albania

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)

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

Austria

Advised, on behalf of the Austrian EU Presidency, an EU-whole-of-government symposium with representation from the Western Balkans on the role of IGOs in SSR and its importance for successful future EU enlargement (2005)

Azerbaijan

Advised at a NATO Parliamentary Rose-Roth Seminar members of the country’s national security elite on how to optimise national participation in NATO partnership programmes (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)

Czech Republic

Advised, on behalf of the Czech government, Kosovo whole-of-government actors on best practices in drafting a national security strategy and how to use the process to forge a national consensus on security (2008)

Czechoslovakia

Advised, as part of a NATO delegation, the national government on ways of proceeding with an orderly division of the country’s defence establishment and equipment (1992/93)

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)

Advised development professionals on how to foster a culture of coherent security sector policy formulation and implementation for a whole-of-system (WoS) involvement in peace support operations in post-conflict settings (2007)

Italy

Advised members of UN agencies on how to forge a whole-of-system approach to SSR at their training headquarters in Brindisi (2009)

Kosovo (multiple activities as 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 actors on how to optimise the interface between government and the security forces, and raise the overall efficiency of security sector management

Advised whole-of-government actors on how to foster greater coherence across the security sector through better communication, coordination and cooperation

Advised, on behalf of the Czech government, whole-of-government actors on best practices in drafting a national security strategy and using the process to forge a national consensus on security

Advised parliamentarians on their roles and responsibilities in building a culture of democratic security sector governance and oversight

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

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

Advised whole-of-government actors on how to set up and operationalise the Kosovo Security Council

Lithuania

Advised the Lithuanian Delegation at NATO on how to approach the issue of  NATO membership (1993)

Moldova

Advised parliamentarians in the security and defence committee on transforming their role in SSG (2009)

Advised parliamentarians on their roles and responsibilities in overseeing the security sector (2006)

Montenegro

Advised, on behalf of the OSCE, parliamentarians on their country’s obligations as an OSCE member state under the OSCE Code of Conduct on Politico-Military Relations, and the implications for SSG (2007)

Russian Federation

Advised security policy elites on how to bring legislation governing the security sector in line with international best practice (2004)

Advised the Institute for Economy in Transition (think tank of Russia’s first democratic prime minister, Yegor Gaidar) on how to structure the relationships between Moscow and the regions  (1999-2002)

Advised members of the national security elite on ways of optimising Russia’s evolving relationship with NATO (1992)

Serbia

Advised parliamentarians on ways of transforming their role in SSG, the parliamentary committee structure for security and defence matters, and the committee’s rules of procedure (2010)

Advised parliamentarians on how to use the drafting of a national security strategy to forge a national consensus on security (2008)

Advised staff of the Serbian Ministry of Defence on techniques for understanding how Serbia’s strategic environment might develop and the resulting implications for national defence policy (2005)

Slovakia

Advised, on behalf of the Slovak government and friends of the UN, on the development of a security sector reform concept for the UN (2007)

Spain

Advised members of Spain’s security and development community on mainstreaming SSR and SSG in their programme work in third countries

Sweden

Advised,  as part of an OECD DAC programme of consultations on security sector reform, Swedish governmental and non-governmental actors on how to implement the OECD Handbook on SSR (2008)

Advised development professionals on how to foster a culture of coherent security sector policy formulation and implementation for a whole-of-system (WoS) involvement in peace support operations in post-conflict settings (2007)

Switzerland

Advised members of the Swiss armed forces on how to think comprehensively about the structure of the Swiss security sector and understand the interrelationships among the different actors (2007)

Advised members of the Swiss armed forces and defence ministry staff on the role of the military in SSR initiatives (2007)

Advised future members of the Swiss diplomatic service on how to understand the possible future evolution of Geneva as a centre for international cooperation (2003)

Advised future members of the Swiss diplomatic service on the changing security environment and the resulting implications for Switzerland’s role (1996-2003)

Advised members of the Swiss security policy elite on possible options for rethinking Switzerland’s security role after the end of the Cold War (1993)

Ukraine

Advised parliamentarians on the need for an Ombudsperson institution and best practices to be considered in its establishment (2006)

Advised civil society representatives on the implications of 9/11 and the global democratic revolution for former Soviet space (2001)