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Official Launch of the United Nations Comprehensive Approach to Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Processes - Journey for Peace and Development
19 Nov 2019 -  Opening remarks by the UN Secretary-General.
First published in 2006, the new set of IDDRS have undergone a comprehensive review process in consultation with key DDR stakeholders. This launch seeks to present the updated UN policy and guidance for the design and implementation of DDR processes, and to outline the interlinkages with other frameworks such as the Sustainable Development Goals and the Action for Peacekeeping (A4P) initiative.
The objectives of the launch are to:
-Celebrate, showcase and strengthen IAWG-DDR strategic partnerships
-Introduce the UN’s revised approach to DDR
-Encourage decision-makers and DDR practitioners to consult the revised IDDRS
-Concept Note
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