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Democratic Governance

Project contact

Programme lead: Hans Born

Ombuds institutions contact: William McDermott

Intelligence oversight contact: Hans Born

Parliamentary oversight contact: Hans Born

Human rights of armed forces personnel: William McDermott

Project overview

DCAF contributes to the democratic governance of the security sector with its partners by producing original research and knowledge products, promoting norms and good practice, providing legal and policy advice, and developing capacities of partners. DCAF’s Democratic Governance Programme works specifically on ombuds institutions for the armed forces, intelligence oversight and governance, parliamentary oversight, and human rights of armed forces personnel.