On 10-11 October 2017, Razumkov Centre Conducted the 9th International Conference “Reforms of Ukraine’s Security Sector: Achievements, Lessons Learned, Prospects”.
This conference was organised by DCAF and Razumkov Centre in the framework of the project “Monitoring Ukraine’s Security Governance Challenges” with the financial support of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
This conference is the last public event of a 2-year project aimed at developing multidimensional opportunities to support reform efforts and assist in the development of democratic governance in Ukrainian security sector.
The final event was aimed not just at summarising the project results, but at making an assessment of the achievements of the SSR and how they match the strategic objectives declared three years ago, identifying the most problematic areas and to putting forward practical solutions.
The objectives of the conference were:
1) To identify current reform priorities and challenges
2) To identify weaknesses in approaches to human rights and gender and relevant solutions
3) To identify relevant lessons and best practices learned from the Ukrainian SSR
4) To identify capacity development needs