The ‘Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces’ (DCAF) was established in 2000 as an international foundation whose mission is to assist the international community in pursuing good governance and reform of the security sector (SSR). DCAF’s work is underpinned by the acknowledgement that security, development and the rule of law are essential preconditions for sustainable peace.
The Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have just published the third edition of the Addressing security and human rights challenges in complex environments Toolkit. The Toolkit is a guidance document structured around real-life security and human rights challenges faced by companies operating in complex environments.
L’ étude cartographique des institutions de médiation pour les forces armées dans les pays francophones d’Afrique sub-saharienne est un projet initié sous l’égide de l’Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) en collaboration avec le Centre pour le contrôle démocratique des forces armées – Genève (DCAF) dans le cadre du programme de l’OIF « Apporter un appui au maintien et à la consolidation de la paix ».
The Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) is an international organisation with 63 member states. We help our partners achieve good governance of the security and justice sector. We work with governments, parliaments, security and justice providers, international organisations, civil society and media to assist the development of transparent and accountable governance of the security sector.
The Middle East and North Africa Division is seeking a highly motivated and creative person for the following position at its headquarters in Geneva:
Headquartered in Geneva, DCAF is one of the world’s leading institutions in the areas of security sector governance and security sector reform. DCAF has a global portfolio and employs over 170 highly qualified international staff. Responding to numerous mandates from states and international organizations, the Policy and Research Division principally conducts applied research, provides policy advice and develops guidance tools.