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The Integrated DDR Training Group (IDDRTG) is composed by international organizations and training institutes with a common goal of developing and sharing training materials based on the United Nations Integrated Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Standards (UN IDDRS).
IDDRTG develops training for DDR practitioners both from international and regional organizations, military, police and NGOs etc. The aim is to provide an integrated approach to the DDR with focus on planning, management and implementation of the process, using the IDDRS as guidance to ensure well trained personnel.
The Secretary-General states in its report on Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration to the United Nations General Assembly issued on 21 March 2011 (A/65/741):
57. (…) “The United Nations is working with the Integrated Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Training Group, which comprises Member State training institutions and other partners who train personnel on the United Nations approach to disarmament, demobilization and reintegration, as encompassed in the Integrated Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Standards. The Secretary-General calls on relevant Member States to continue to support the Integrated Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Training Group.”
United Nations Inter-Agency Working Group on DDR is a strategic partner of the IDDRTG. For more information please visit Members.
For DDR Courses 2017, please see the training calendar below. For more information on each course, please visit DDR Trainings.
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Article on the Advanced Reintegration course, held by Kofi Annan International Peace Keeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) in Accra, Ghana, 13-24 June 2016. The course has a holistic approach to stabilization with a specific focus on reintegration in post-conflict settings. Click here to read the full article
Article on the DDR Planning course, held at SWEDINT, Kungsängen, Sweden, 8-14 May 2016. The course enables the participants to effectively taken part in the planning and preparation phase of a present or future DDR programme. Click here to read the full article
Article on the Advance Stabilization and Reintegration course at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) in Accra, Ghana, 15-25 June 2015. Click here to read the full article
Article on the Folke Bernadotte Academy and Barcelona International Peace Resource Center DDR Course in Barcelona, Spain, 17-28 November 2014. Click here to read the article.
Article on the Folke Bernadotte Academy DDR Course in Stockholm, Sweden, 29 September to 10 October 2014. Click here to read the article.