Security, reconstruction and peace

Our strength lies in linking short-term aid with long-term prospects. In the security sector, we support the demobilisation and reintegration of ex-combatants and provide advice on the build up and reform of capable, democratically legitimate and monitored institutions.

Open spaces amid a concrete jungle
In the overcrowded settlements of Egypt’s metropolises, there are glimmers of hope – community centres that provide places for young people and families to relax and play sport.
‘Helping to build social peace in Mexico’
Maximilian Murck, Manager of the Strengthening the Rule of Law Project in Mexico, on the origins, key findings and next steps of the cooperation.
Tracking down the truth
A Mexican-German team shows how forensic science can help bring certainty for families of missing persons..
Young, female, Afghan, boss
Angiza Ghanizada is the director of a teacher training institute in a north-eastern province in the Hindu Kush. She is the first woman to hold this position.
United for peace
In a fragile country like Mali, greater stability is only possible if foreign, development, security and environmental policies are integrated with one another in the long term.
Helping the helpers
Saving more lives thanks to modern equipment and up-to-date know-how for the fire service, other emergency services and the Ukrainian Red Cross.

Security, reconstruction and peace

Security, reconstruction and peace