Justice & Security Sector Reform

Justice and security sector reform was one of the four priority areas identified by the Government of Sierra Leone in consultation with the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) in 2006.  The broad topic of security and justice sector reform is narrowed here to information related to post-conflict peacebuilding, including: legal and constitutional reform; military, police and penal reform; transitional justice; strengthening security and judicial institutions through training, assistance and mentoring programs, as well as strengthening governance and management of the security structures.


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