March 2012

Reminder PSDNetwork Conference 5 April 2012

We cordially invite you to the final conference of the Peace Security and Development Network on Thursday 5 april 2012.

We have designed an interactive and innovative conference program. The aim is to connect people, exchange knowledge, further discussions and develop new ideas.

Date:        Thursday 5 April 12                                                                                                                                                                                   Time:        9.30-17.00h, followed by drinks                                                                                                                                                        Location:   Utrecht University Academy Building, Domplein 29, Utrecht, The Netherlands                                                                 Language: English                                                                                                                                                                                   RSVP:         Due to limited space, please register via barensman@clingendael.nl. Please sign up before 30 March                              Guests:    The PSD Network, Policy Makers, Practitioners, Civil Society, Representatives, Political Representatives and (Inter-)national experts.

Please find the complete programme here: Reminder PSDN Conference Invitation 5 April 2012


February 2012

Reflections on the December 2011 meetings

In December 2011, the Peace, Security and Development Network (PSDN) working group on ‘Community security and community-based DDR’ organized a number of expert meetings in The Hague and New York on community security and community-based disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR) in fragile contexts. Please find below a report, pictures and short movie that highlight the discussions and conclusions that came forward during the expert meetings.

Report                                                                                                                                                                                                                          December 2011 Meetings DDR Working Group PSDNetwork

Pictures                                                                                                                                                                                                                           PSDN Pictures Conference DDR Working Group

Video report