International Policy on Security Sector Governance: Opportunities and Gaps

This conference will examine international and U.S. policy concerning the reform of institutions that supervise security forces to identify gaps, best practices, and opportunities for improvement.  Representatives from international organizations and research institutions will make presentations and participate in discussion on these topics.  Online participants are welcome to submit questions and comments to the discussion in the chat box below.

This webcast will take place on Tuesday, June 29, 2010, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT (GMT - 4:00).


  • Robert Perito, Moderator
    Security Sector Governance Initiative, U.S. Institute of Peace
  • Karen Hanrahan, Introductory Remarks
    Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review, U.S. Department of State and U.S. Agency for International Development
  • Ecoma Alaga
    Women in Peace and Security Network - Africa and Africa Security Sector Network
  • Marcela Donadio
    Security and Defense Network of Latin America
  • Alan Bryden
    Geneva Centre for Democratic Control of Armed Forces
  • Mallika Joseph
    Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies
  • David Beer
    Pearson Peacekeeping Centre
  • Andrew Rathmell
    Libra Advisory Group
  • Mark Sedra
    Centre for International Governance Innovation