Lucia Montanaro

Saferworld

Lucia Montanaro is Head of the EU Office at Saferworld. She has 30 years of experience working on peace, security and conflict issues, including peacebuilding, mediation, conflict sensitivity, early warning, security assistance, peace and security missions, SSR, armed groups and organised crime.

She has worked for the UN, EU and other organisations in numerous fragile and conflict-affected contexts across the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, Asia and Europe. Her experience includes working as a Peace and Development Adviser for the United Nations in Mauritania; Team Leader for the UNDP on peacebuilding and stabilisation in Jonglei, South Sudan; Senior Adviser on early warning in Mali for SHAPE/ NATO; Coordinator of the National Plan for Peacebuilding and Recovery for the Central African Republic; Expert for European Resources of Mediation Support (ERMES) for the European Union; Head of office and Team Leader for International Alert, managing the ‘Initiative for Peacebuilding’ (IfP); and as a Policy Analyst at the European Policy Centre.

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Securing Development, Developing Security? Security Assistance, Arms Exports and Do No Harm Reconsidered

Virtual Session 11Translate

Military and police assistance to partner governments in fragile and weak states seems to be en vogue again. The event will question some of the key assumptions of international train missions and propose policy alternatives.

Lucia Montanaro is Head of the EU Office at Saferworld. She has 30 years of experience working on peace, security and conflict issues, including peacebuilding, mediation, conflict sensitivity, early warning, security assistance, peace and security missions, SSR, armed groups and organised crime.

She has worked for the UN, EU and other organisations in numerous fragile and conflict-affected contexts across the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, Asia and Europe. Her experience includes working as a Peace and Development Adviser for the United Nations in Mauritania; Team Leader for the UNDP on peacebuilding and stabilisation in Jonglei, South Sudan; Senior Adviser on early warning in Mali for SHAPE/ NATO; Coordinator of the National Plan for Peacebuilding and Recovery for the Central African Republic; Expert for European Resources of Mediation Support (ERMES) for the European Union; Head of office and Team Leader for International Alert, managing the ‘Initiative for Peacebuilding’ (IfP); and as a Policy Analyst at the European Policy Centre.

Join me in:

Securing Development, Developing Security? Security Assistance, Arms Exports and Do No Harm Reconsidered

Virtual Session 11Translate

Military and police assistance to partner governments in fragile and weak states seems to be en vogue again. The event will question some of the key assumptions of international train missions and propose policy alternatives.

The FriEnt Peacebuilding Forum is a series of events on current and overarching challenges and trends in peacebuilding. With the Peacebuilding Forum, we want to provide future-oriented impulses for the development of peacebuilding and strengthen the visibility and importance of the policy field in its entirety.

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Arbeitsgemeinschaft Frieden
und Entwicklung (FriEnt)
c/o GIZ

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53113 Bonn