inside this issue:
=> APSTA News: APSTA participation at the African Security symposium 2017.
=> Members News: APSTA Members latest headlines and their training calendar for July 2017.
=> AU & RECs/RMs Headlines: Troop and Police Contributing Countries Call for Development of an AMISOM Exit Plan; Press Statement of the 693rd meeting of Peace and Security Council of AU; Liberian president Sirleaf appointment as member of AU Panel of the Wise; the launch of EASF Police Component Mid-Level Management Course; among others.
=> Review of Research Paper: ”Women and Countering Violent Extremism", Helpdesk research report looking at the role that women can play in countering violent extremism (CVE), lessons from programmes on women and CVE, donor policy guidance and programming approaches, and networks supporting women and CVE.
=> Latest Policy Briefs & Analysis Papers: List of latest Policy Briefs and Analysis Papers published during June, gathered from different sources.
=> Book Review: ”Equal Opportunity Peacekeeping: Women, Peace, and Security in Post-Conflict States", a book that offers a different story of peacekeeping, shedding an innovative light on gender reforms and women's equal opportunities by combining original data with space for local voices.