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Parliaments’ Role in Linking Good Security Sector Governance to SDG16 amid COVID-19

Video created by Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance (DCAF) and the IPU for Geneva Peace Week on 2 November 2020. 

This video will take you on a journey to discover how parliaments contribute to the governance of the security sector around the world. You will meet parliamentarians from four different countries who share their experiences on how parliamentary oversight of the security sector contributes to Sustainable Development Goal 16 on peace, justice and strong institutions. They will also discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted parliaments’ ability to provide effective oversight and share some lessons learned.

Hon. Sophie Kiladze, Chair of the Human Rights and Civil Integration Committee, Georgia
Hon. Nielsen Pérez Pérez, President of the Special Permanent Commission on Women and President of the Special Permanent Commission on Human Rights, Costa Rica
Hon. David McGuinty, Chair of the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians, Canada
Hon. Alphonse Nombre, First Secretary of the Committee on General and Institutional Affairs and Human Rights, Burkina Faso