Security sector reform develops effective and accountable security institutions based on international norms of transparency, accountability, and the rule of law. Stimson experts provide recommendations to strengthen critical security institutions to help ensure the security of a state and its population.
Amanda Shaver is a Research Assistant with the Partnerships in Security and Development program at the Stimson Center. Prior to joining Stimson, Shaver interned for the Obama Administration in the Office of the Vice President. She also interned for the Department of State in Rome, Italy. Shaver
Agnieszka Paczynska is Associate Professor at the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University and the Principal Investigator of a United States Institute of Peace-funded project, “Emerging Powers in Post-Conflict and Transitional Settings: the New Politics of