Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration Programs
Since the early 1990s we have witnessed a significant decline in the number of ongoing armed conflicts and at the same time a dramatic increase in the number of Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) programs. It is clear that DDR has become part and parcel of peace processes and peacekeeping operations.
As the practice of DDR has matured and become prevalent, and as research has
accumulated, it has become possible and timely to take stock of achievements and
challenges. This thought-provoking report reviews the area and its evolution.
It highlights achievements and challenges, is rich with illustrative case examples, and suggests a series of fruitful and practical solutions towards better evaluations of DDR