Conflict, Stability and Security Fund Contents



1 Introduction

2 An overview of the Conflict, Stability and Security Fund

CSSF budget

3 Strategic impact

Identifying and measuring the strategic impact of the CSSF

A question of time

Proving a direct link between activity and outcome

An insurmountable challenge?

Areas of concern

Concentration of funding and effort

A reduced role for conflict prevention?

Programme duration

Classification of NSC strategic objectives

Policy innovation and Government expertise

4 Implementation

Managing risk

The procurement process

Just ‘teething problems’?

5 Budget

6 Effective oversight and scrutiny

Ministerial oversight


Parliamentary scrutiny

Appendix 1: How are CSSF regional and thematic programmes managed?

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

6 February 2017