What we do
Cordaid’s Security & Justice program covers three main areas.
1. Strengthening security & justice services through RBF
We strengthen the responsiveness and quality of security & justice services in volatile and fragile settings. We do this by introducing Results Based Financing (RBF) for security, justice and governance. This has proven successful in promoting effective, accountable and inclusive institutions, leading to better security and justice provision to local communities. We work with the formal security & justice sector, as well as with the communities they serve. Local NGOs are supported to collect quality affidavits to substantiate legal cases, to provide legal aid and mediate conflicts.
2. Peace building & security processes
We enhance inclusive peace building & security processes and governance that is responsive to the needs of citizens and their communities. Our interventions promote the role and leadership of women and youth in conflict prevention, peace building, and in enhancing local security. All our actions are anchored in the United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1325 and 2250. Cordaid also supports civil society in fragile contexts and at international levels to ensure they can effectively participate in peace and security processes. Civil society’s engagement in peacebuilding and state building is a critical contribution to conflict and crisis prevention.
3. Ensuring basic service delivery
We ensure that governments in fragile and conflict-affected states are able to provide basic services where they are most needed, in an equitable, inclusive and responsive manner.