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DCAF Annual Report 2015

The Annual Report covers DCAF's cooperation with international organisations, regional cooperation, and global issues over the last year and highlights DCAF’s transition to RBM. Read on to explore the latest publications and new perspectives on security sector governance including irregular migration, health, cyber security and preventing violent extremism.


Resource Library

Policy and Research Papers

The Integration of Women in the U.S. Military | IRSEM

This study by the Institut de recherche stratégique de l’École militaire (IRSEM) examines the most important questions on the integration of women in the U.S. military and the European implications of the debate. The research presents the fundamental issues concerning the presence of women in the military, the phases of their integration in the U.S. army, and finally the evolutions of these last fifteen years.


2016 Fellowship Programme for People of African Descent | OHCHR

Integral part of the Programme of Activities for the Implementation of the International Decade for people of African descent, this Fellowship Programme aims to give participants a better understanding of the United Nations human rights system, instruments and mechanisms in order to for them to better contribute to the protection and promotion of civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of people of African descent in their respective countries.

Other Documents

Governance, Peacebuilding and State-Society Relations | FBA

Folke Bernadotte Academy's brief summarises the presentations and discussions that took place during the seventh International Expert Forum (IEF). The Forum aimed to unpack the state-society relationship to facilitate and inform stronger policymaking in consolidating peace and building inclusive and ultimately more resilient societies.

Applying the HIPPO Recommendations to Mali: Toward Strategic, Prioritized, and Sequenced Mandates | IPI | Stimson Center | SCR

The IPI, the Stimson Center and Security Council Report published this meeting note for the event they organised as part of the workshops analysing how UN policies and the June 2015 recommendations of the High-Level Independent Panel on Peace Operations (HIPPO) can be applied to country-specific contexts.



Rwanda – a Country of Women | Monday 23 May - Friday 27 May 2016 | Bern, Basel, Zurich, Geneva

Peacewomen Across the Globe (PWAG) organises a 4-day event allowing Justine Mbabazi to lay out her work and her contribution to a higher rate of women’s participation in politics and public life in Rwanda.

What Can the West Do to Help Failed and Badly Governed States? | Tuesday 31 May 2016 | 16:00 - 17:15 | London

The Chatham House organises a debate to discuss realistic objectives for rich and democratic OECD countries to help improve governance in failed or failing states. Achievable objectives such as good governance, policies that would improve security, service delivery and economic performance should be prioritised.

Conference “Reviewing the State of Safety in World Cities” | Monday 6 June - Wednesday 8 June 2016 | Geneva

UN-HABITAT and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) set up this global plateform to approach the safety of cities around the world and disccus approaches to urban safety, crime and conflict prevention as an integral part of city governance


Monitoring Manager |  ICoCA | Geneva | Deadline: 23 May 2016

Specialist in crime data collection & analysis | COGINTA | El Salvador | Deadline: 30 May 2016

Mentor in community policing positions | COGINTA | El Salvador | Deadline: 30 May 2016

Trainer (Negotiation, Mediation, Conflict resolution) | ESSEC | Cergy (France) | Deadline: Until position is filled.