Security Sector Reform

Up-to-date Security Sector Reform documents with expert reviews

The GFN-SSR Document Library is an up-to-date collection of the most credible publications available on security sector reform and related issues. To make it quicker and easier to access, it includes brief, policy-oriented summaries of each document highlighting the major findings and implications in an easy to read format, plus links to the full text online or by document delivery.

Selection criteria

Our document library is growing all the time. We monitor a wide range of publication sources weekly, including donors, NGOs and research institutes. Materials are carefully selected by our researchers to ensure that they are relevant to security sector reform, demonstrate good practice or significant insight and represent a range of perspectives. Only the most credible and policy-relevant research, toolkits, analyses and case studies are included.

How to add a document to the library

If you would like to recommend a document for inclusion in our library, please email us at Please supply a link to the full text online if possible so that we can review the document and link to it. Alternatively, if you are the copyright holder you can send us an electronic copy of the document if you would like us to review it and possibly host it on our website.