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The United Nations and Security Sector Reform: a year on from the Security Council open debate



Compilation of presentations made at the seminar organized jointly by the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG), the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) and Slovakia, held on 4 March 2008, to mark the first anniversary of the first-ever open debate in the Security Council on the topic of security sector reform.


Table of contents

I. Foreword
Sergei A. Ordzhonikidze and Theodor H. Winkler

II. Statement
by H.E. Mr. Ján Kubiš, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Slovakia

III. Security sector reform: towards the development of a common, coordinated and coherent approach
Statement by H.E. Mr. George Sipho Nene, Deputy Director General, Multilateral Affairs, Department of Foreign Affairs of South Africa

IV. Summary of seminar proceedings

V. Further reading

VI. “The United Nations and security sector reform: a year on from the Security Council open debate ”
Geneva, 4 March 2008

VII. Biographies of speakers

VIII. Additional information