• DDR and Children Operational Guideline 

      Peace and Security Department (2014)
      This guideline aims to provide African stakeholders, particularly AU member states, but also the AU, RECs, RMs, and PSOs with operational guidelines to assist in designing and building institutional frameworks for a national ...
    • DDR and Countering Violent Extremism Operational Guideline 

      Peace and Security Department (2014)
      This OGN aims to provide African DDR practitioners and stakeholders with operational guidance on the growing overlap between DDR and the emerging field of Preventing/Countering Violent Extremism (P/CVE) as it relates to ...
    • DDR for Women Operational Guideline 

      Peace and Security Department (2014)
      This guideline aims to provide African stakeholders including the AU, AU personnel, AU member states, RECs/RMs, and PSOs with operational guidelines to assist in the planning for, and implementation of, disarmament, DDR ...
    • Detention and DDR Operational Guideline 

      Peace and Security Department (2014)
      These Guidelines aim to provide standardised operational guidance to Mission personnel, from the Head of Mission to individual military and police commanders, on how to deal with detainees in compliance with international ...
    • Foreign Fighters Operational Guideline 

      Peace and Security Department (2014)
      This guideline aims to provide African stakeholders with operational guidelines to assist in considering issues related to the DDR of Foreign Fighters and to effectively plan responses to this within their own operational ...
    • Incremental Steps Towards the International Ammunition Technical Guidelines (IATGs) 

      Peace and Security Department (2019-08)
      This Operational Guidance Note (OGN) forms part of a series produced by the African Union Commission in the field of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) Control. A range of OGNs have been designed as a resource for ...
    • Incremental Steps Towards the International Small Arms Control Standards 

      Peace and Security Department (2019-08)
      Poor weapons storage will not result in a catastrophic event such as an explosion if ammunition is not present. It may, however, increase the risk that weapons are stolen and used illegally. International best practice for ...
    • National DDR Frameworks Operational Guideline 

      Peace and Security Department (2014)
      This guideline aims to provide African stakeholders, particularly AU member states, but also the AU, RECs, RMs, and PSOs with operational guidelines to assist in designing and building institutional frameworks for a national ...
    • Physical Security and Stockpile Management: Preconditions and Sustainability 

      Peace and Security Department (2019-08)
      This Operational Guidance Note (OGN) draws on experiences relevant to African contexts and identifies the central preconditions that should be in place in order to improve the sustainability of PSSM interventions. These ...
    • Reintegration Operational Guidelines 

      Peace and Security Department (2014)
      The primary objective of reintegration programs is to ensure that ex-combatants return to civilian life in a manner in which they can be productive and socially integrated individuals who do not pose a threat to society. ...