The Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration Programme (DDR)

Organisation: 
Lebanese Government
Type of Organisation: 
Local Government
Launched in: 
1990
Description: 
Launched in 1991 following the civil war, the ?Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration? programme aimed to rehabilitate over 50,000 former militia fighters by integrating them in military and administrative positions in public intuitions. The programme has been criticized for being selective and incomplete as many political parties still retain large amounts of weapons.
Resources: 
http://www.c-r.org/downloads/Accord24_ExMilitiaFighters.pdf
Overall Objective: 
Justice and Non-Recurrence
Initiative's Approach: 
Disarmament and Demobilisation
Target Group: 
Former Fighters/Militia
Geographic Area: 
Nationwide
Status: 
Inactive