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The AU’s SSR policy framework : moving the gender debate forward

The African Union (AU) has finally heeded the call for the development of a security sector reform (SSR) policy framework after numerous appeals for an ‘African-grown’ strategy for guiding SSR processes on the continent.

The AU Policy Framework on SSR, adopted during the 20th Ordinary Session of the Assembly in January 2013, contributes to the AU’s broader peace and security goals, giving impetus to its post-conflict reconstruction and development agenda.

It marks another significant accomplishment for the AU towards further opening up and enlarging democratic spaces within Africa’s security sector...

Source : ISS, Link : http://www.issafrica.org/iss-today/the-aus-ssr-policy-framework-moving-the-gender-debate-forward

Publié le 29 mai 2013