All for the few and the few for themselves?

This expert meeting of the Knowledge Platform will explore how elite interests and coalitions shape the priorities, culture, structure and accountability of security and justice organizations in fragile environments

Join the online debate! Building Peace Locally

In many fragile and conflict affected  states, local forms of authority like traditional councils or local militias are the main provider of security and basic services. These informal alternatives to the state, which often coexist alongside each other, are called hybrid forms of governance.  How should the International Community  engage these actors and what are the risks?

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