Civil society organizations play a vital role in overseeing the security sector, but during the Covid-19 pandemic, they have been faced with new and unprecedented restrictions. This session highlights different ways in which civil society organizations working in the fields of peace, justice and security are able to continue carrying out their oversight role and highlight practical examples of how they contribute to the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 16.
This event took place as part of the Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development.
Louise Edwards, Director of Programmes and Research, APCOF
Teresita Quintos Deles, President of the Board of INCITEgov
Alejandro Ponce, Chief Research Officer, World Justice Project
William McDermott, Project Coordinator, DCAF