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Publication 27.06.2023

Anti-corruption in security sector reform: The key to sustainable peace and stability

When corruption infiltrates defence and security, the consequences for peace and stability are devastating.

It can lead to the breakdown of the rule of law and a loss of trust in institutions. Corruption thrives in environments with weak control mechanisms, excessive secrecy, and limited civilian democratic oversight.

The absence of effective governance provides the ideal breeding ground for corruption to flourish, posing a critical threat if left unaddressed.

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