Security sector reform

Security sector reform ‘core element’ of sustaining peace, say top UN officials

Top United Nations officials have underscored the importance of security sector reform, which they say could mean the difference between peace and conflict, and between life and death.

At high-level debate, UN officials urge boosted efforts for security sector reform

Security sector reform, good governance, the rule of law, and accountable institutions are critical building blocks for a sustainable future, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson declared today as he urged a greater international focus on security sector reform as part of an effort to strengthen the links between peace and security, development, and human rights.

Deputy UN chief urges greater national ownership, funding for security sector reform

United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson has urged greater national ownership and more funding towards security sector reform as part of an effort to strengthen the links between peace and security, development, and human rights.