The inventory of laws and regulations governing the management of resources allocated to security and defense, corruption in democracy, the need for transparency, changes in the practices of the defense and security forces, strengthening controls, the role of parliaments and civil society… are the recommendations of the first regional conference on best practices in resource management in the defense and security sector in the G5 Sahel countries.
From March 17 to 18, 2021, the Bamako Peacekeeping School hosted the first regional conference on best practices in resource management in the defense and security sector in the G5 Sahel countries. It is part of the Governance of the Security Sector in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger project funded by the Kingdom of Denmark, with support from the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs of the French Republic and implemented by DCAF. The overall objective of the conference was to involve key stakeholders as well as regional and international actors in a framework of sustained dialogue and a high level of support around best practices of transparency, sustainability and accountability. in the management of resources in the defense and security sector. During two days, participants took stock of the governance of security sector resources in the Sahel, identified and promoted good management and supervision practices, and developed recommendations aimed at improving transparency and accountability. accountability in the defense and security sectors. Lassana Coulibaly