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Fostering Whole of Government (WGA) and Whole of System (WoS) Coherence

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)

 

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)

 

Canada

Advised representatives from across government on how to foster a culture favouring coherent policy formulation and implementation across the Canadian security sector in deployments abroad (2008- 2009)

 

CAR : République centrafricaine

Advised the government committee preparing the national conference on SSR on the design of the conference and follow-up activities aiming to build a national capacity for implementing a reform programme (2008)

 

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)

 

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)

 

Guinea Bissau

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

 

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 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

 

Sweden

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)

 

UN

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

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