Extracted from text ... In the
past few years we have witnessed an evolution in the
and implementation of disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR)
programmes by the
wide range of actors who are drawn into such activities:
broadly speaking the
United Nations (UN) and its agencies, donors, technical
assistance organizations and non-governmental organizations.
Africa in the
past thirteen years has been a testing ground for new planning and
implementation of UN-led DDR programmes. From Mozambique in the
1990s to Liberia and C?te d'Ivoire today, the
learning from each mission has
outcome of the
next. Some countries, such as Liberia, ..