An assessment of the role of the independent oversight bodies in Security Sector Reform in Albania

This research paper analyses the independent oversight bodies (IOB) in Albania.1 The IOB include those institutions which are established by the Parliament and are accountable to it. The IOB form an essential part of the democratic governance of the security sector. Along with the executive branch, the legislative branch and the judiciary these institutions contribute in holding the security sector accountable to elected civilian representatives.

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