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Democratic Governance of the Security Sector Beyond the OSCE Area

1 January, 2007



List of Tables

I. Introduction
1. Security Sector Governance in the OSCE Region and Beyond - Victor-Yves Ghebali

II. Security Sector Governance in Africa
2. Pan-African Approaches to Civilian Control and Democratic Governance - ‘Funmi Olonisakin
3. The Relevance of the 2000 Solemn Declaration on the Conference on Security, Stability, Development and Cooperation in Africa - Ayodele Aderinwale
4. Towards a Code of Conduct for Armed and Security Forces in Africa: Opportunities and Challenges - Adedeji Ebo

III. Security Sector Governance in the Americas
5. The 2001 Quebec City Plan of Action: Toward a Convergence of Security andDemocracy Agendas in the Americas - Céline Füri
6. Sub-Regional Security Cooperation in Latin America: The 1995 Central American Framework Treaty on Democratic Security - Rut Diamint
7. The 1996 Guatemala Agreement on the Strengthening of Civilian Power and the Role of the Armed Forces in a Democratic Society - Bernardo Arévalo de Leon

IV. Conclusions
8. Democratic Security Sector Governance: A Global Perspective - Alexandre Lambert

List of Contributors


The present book addresses the prospects for security sector reform and governance regimes, focusing on democratic civilian control of armed forces. The geographic area of interest goes beyond that of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), i.e. outside the Euro-Atlantic and Eurasian areas. It assesses the extent to which the pioneering OSCE experience has inspired Africa and the Americas - in terms of norms, principles and procedures - within their respective multilateral institutional settings.


Victor-Yves Ghebali and Alexander Lambert