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.

Embracing Peace
Colombia is beginning to come to terms with its violent past. Young people are seeking pathways to a better future. Germany is supporting the peace process.
A warm welcome
Rather than a stuffy atmosphere, libraries in eastern Ukraine provide a space for lively discussions between locals and internally displaced persons.
Four-legged therapist
In eastern Ukraine, specially trained dogs are helping to treat disabled children and those traumatised by conflict.
The ABC of security
How measures to improve the literacy of police officers in Afghanistan are helping stabilise the country. A visit to Bamiyan Province
Breaking new ground together
They challenge stereotypes and are role models: female members of Jordan’s regional councils in action.
On course for a better future
Local authorities in Ukraine can now decide how they spend their money themselves.

Security, reconstruction and peace

Security, reconstruction and peace