Audit of projects in the security sector
Often the success of a project does not turn out as desired, because the project management consists mainly of specialists and the connection to local officials (such as politicians, police, gendarmerie or military commanders) is not successful. Especially in projects which should produce results in crisis areas, it is essential to reach and win over the local functionaries and to involve them not by creating advantages, but through personal acceptance.
As a former senior officer and diplomat of a neutral state, Beat Eberle is familiar with the role of "facilitator". Likewise the way to turn problem-oriented players into result-oriented ones.