Security sector governance refers to the process by which accountable security institutions transparently supply security as a public good via transparent policies and practices.
Security Sector Governance
Security Sector Reform (SSR) aims to enhance Security Sector Governance (SSG) through the effective and efficient delivery of security under conditions of democratic oversight and control.
Gender refers to the social attributes and opportunities associated with being male and female and the relationships between women and men and girls and boys.
According to CIDS, accountability means that people will be held responsible for their actions and for how they perform their duties.
“Transparency is a characteristic of governments, companies, organisations, and individuals that are open in the clear disclosure of information, rules, plans, processes, and actions”
Oversight is a crucial component of good security sector governance. Many actors, internal and external to the Defence and Security Sector, can play a role in overseeing security sector policies,
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