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DCAF | The Public-Private Partnerships Hub

DCAF recently launched the Public-Private Partnerships Hub (PPPs Hub). It is designed to foster, connect and support multistakeholder approaches in security governance through effective cooperation and innovative partnerships between national authorities, international organisations, civil society, and the private sector. The PPPs Hub promotes initiatives that bring these stakeholders together to realise shared security and development goals. It assembles various operational tools and resources related to private security governance issues.


Resource Library

Policy and Research Papers

Mexico's Reforms and the Prospects for Growth

The structural reforms that Mexico decided to embarked on are now in the difficult process of implementation. The Mexican Institute at the Wilson Center argues that although the need for change is widely recognised, the country faces the toughest challenges in inertia, corruption, inefficient and excessive bureaucracy, low labour productivity, and low confidence in authorities. 

Access to Justice in South Sudan

The South Sudan Law Society along with the University for Peace and PAX reflect on the justice options for South Sudanese faced with violent crime, and present ways in which their justice needs can be met in a more effective manner. Empowering people to actively seek out solutions in the justice system entails geographically extending the scope of these services.

Governance, Accountability, and Security in Nigeria

The Africa Center for Strategic Studies' security brief calls for the inclusion of and cooperation with Nigeria's local communities in order to increase security and accountability given that many of the country's security threats are internal. It also provides suggestions on how to increase the accountability of the police, such as clarifying the structure of command and oversight, strengthening merit-based hiring and promotion processes, and better regulating private and voluntary security providers.


The Tahdir Training Programme

Run by the Arab Reform Initiative and the Olof Palme International Center with the collaboration of Ila Souria, the programme aims to train professionals in the reconstruction of Syria. It focuses on local administration, law and security sector reform, and urban planning for sustainable development. Modules on citizenship and democratic decision-making will also be included.



Delivering Prosperity and Defence Engagement: The Role of the Private Sector | Monday 27 June 2016 | 10:00 - 11:30 | London

Chatham House will host a roundtable discussion to consider various perspectives on the inclusion or exclusion of the private sector in the discussions on the implementation of the British National Security Strategy and what role it can actually play in delivering public outputs. 

Webinar: The role of community policing in prevention of radicalisation | Monday 27 June 2016 | 16:00 - 17:00 | Online

This webinar held by the the German Congress on Crime Prevention – GCOC (Deutsche Präventionstag – DPT) and the Radicalisation Awareness Network (RAN) will address the issue of radicalisation and its prevention. What is the role of local police officers in the radicalisation process? What benefits can community policing bring to this? The discussion will draw on examples of radicalisation throughout Europe. 

Libya’s enduring conflicts and Egypt’s role in regional security | Wednesday 29 June 2016 | 10:30 - 12:30 | Brussels

A panel hosted by Egmont will address whether external actors such as the EU and Egypt are providing effective support for the implementation of the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Libya. This accord was signed in December of 2015 and is meant to bring stability in the country and region.


Programme Officer (Law Enforcement - Border Control) | UNODC | Dakar | Deadline: 28 June 2016

Regional Chief or Service, Conduct and Discipline | MINUSMA | Bamako | Deadline: 29 June 2016

Senior Programme Assistant | OSCE Human Rights Unit | Yerevan | Deadline: 30 June 2016

Executive Director | WOLA | Washington | Deadline: 01 July 2016

Principal Public Information Officer (D-1) | DPKO | Field Position | Deadline: 09 July