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.
Gillian Gayner is a Research Assistant with the South Asia program at the Stimson Center. Her research interests include South Asian geopolitics, counterinsurgency and counterterrorism strategy, and confidence-building and nuclear risk-reduction measures on the Subcontinent.
Richard Ponzio is Director of the Just Security 2020 Program at Stimson. Previously, he directed the Global Governance Program at The Hague Institute for Global Justice, where (in a partnership with Stimson) he served as Director for the Albright-Gambari Commission on Global Security, Justice
In countries around the world, children often bear the brunt of armed conflict. Protracted crises continue to uproot families, destroy homes and schools, and leave countless children vulnerable to armed violence. READ MORE