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.
Shannon Dick is a Research Associate with Stimson's Managing Across Boundaries Initiative, where she works on issues pertaining to U.S. security assistance and the international arms trade. Dick is a graduate of UC Berkeley and holds a B.A.
Ambassador Alfredo Labbé is a senior Chilean Diplomat, serving currently as Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Especial Envoy for Nuclear and International Security.
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