The Security Sector’s Role in Responding to Health Crises representatives from key regional organizations involved in the Ebola response, including the African Union (AU) and the Mano River Union (MRU), as well as additional researchers, Ebola Task Force coordinators at national and regional levels, and representatives of the diplomatic and international community based in Freetown. Participants shared practical recommendations to facilitate better preparedness to mitigate future epidemics.
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.
Headquartered in Geneva, DCAF has a global portfolio and employs over 170 highly qualified international staff. The organization is currently seeking an experienced, dynamic, and creative individual to serve as Programme Manager in the Gender and Security Division (activity level 100%). The selected candidate will provide daily management of select programmes of the Gender and Security Division’s diverse policy and research portfolio related to gender equality in security sector governance and reform.