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Security Sector Reform capacity building in Ukraine


Project: 3rd South Caucasus Security Forum and Security Sector Reform capacity building in Ukraine

3rd South Caucasus Security Forum (26-27 October, Tbilisi)

3rd South Caucasus Security Forum  was on war in Ukraine and its consequences, information and hybrid warfare, 2016 NATO Summit in Warsaw, The Black Sea region, Middle East and the thread of the Islamic state and Ukrainian crisis and the challenges for European and Euro-Atlantic security. The conference was attended by prominent public figures and political leaders.

The strategic partners of the Forum were Georgian Foundation for Strategic and Security Studies and Ministry of Defense of Georgia.

The Forum represents the largest annual international conference on international relations and security in the South Caucasus with the participation of high-ranking politicians, representatives of ministries, NGO’s, experts in the field of international relations, security policy and European integration, academics and media from more than 30 countries. The conference is an important part of the South Caucasus transition program, through which CENAA aims to transfer to the region the Slovak and Central European experience of Euro-Atlantic integration, fosters the security sector reform, educates experts, enhances and deepens regional cooperation and thus mitigates regional tension.

Around 300 visitors came to Tbilisi for this event. Each speech lasted 5-7 minutes and was followed by discussion.

Key Findings and Recommendation of the 3rd South Caucasus Security Forum

With support of International Visegrad Fund

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1st training titled HOW TO WRITE SECURITY STRATEGY AND STRATEGIC DOCUMENTS (20-24 Jan 2016), Kyiv

Lectors: Róbert Ondrejcsák – CENAA Director

Elemír Nečej – CENAA expert

Peter Bátor – Foreign and Security Advisor

Topics: V4 Security Strategy, Defense and Military Strategy of Slovakia, Defense Planning,

European Defense Strategy, NATO Documents

Training was attended by 27 participants.

Program

 

2nd training titled CONSTRUCTION OF COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES FOR PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS (20-24 Feb, 2016), Kyiv

Lectors: Róbert Ondrejcsák –CENAA Director

Oľga Gyarfašová – Assistant Professor at the Institute of European Studies and

International Relations

Mirek Tóda – foreign editor and reporter

Topics: Communication in government structures, Media influence, Foreign policy and

public, Information Campaigns focused on EU and NATO, Populism a propaganda

Training was attended by 22 participants.

Program

 

E-learning

E-learning is available at web site www.security-studies.org that is ready for Ukrainian and Georgian students. Students are members of non-governmental organizations, ministries, etc. They have the opportunity to study 11 lessons – for Ukrainians and 13 lessons – for Georgians within 2.5 months.

Topics:

Introduction to Security Studies

International Conflict Management – Crisis, War and Peace

International Organizations Related To Security (OSCE, NATO, EU, UN) and Armed Conflicts in

the South Caucasus

NATO

Security Strategies and Strategic Documents of Key Global Actors (USA, China, Russia)

Lessons of Incompabality

Security Sector Reform

Security, Foreign Policy and the Public – Lessons Learned From Slovakia

Armed Forces in 21st Century

Introduction to Principles of Energy Security

Cyber Security

Each new lesson opens after the passed test of the previous one. The course finishes with the

obtaining of a certificate.

Ukrainian group started a course Jan 19, 2016 and Georgian Jan 26, 2016.

 

Publication titled Security Sector Reform: Global Case Studies

Contain case studies of already conducted security sector reforms in selected countries.

Authors: Filip Ejdus – Serbia

Róbert Ondrejcsák – Slovakia

Beáta Górka-Winter – Afghanistan

Tornike Sharashenidze a Nodar Kharshiladze –Georgia

Maksym Bugriy a Hennadiy Maksak – Ukraine