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Knowledge Services



Building on its vast operational experience in the field of SSG/R, DCAF provides practitioners and policy specialists with the knowledge services necessary to pursue greater accountability and transparency in the security sector.

  • As a first-stop resource, the SSR Backgrounder series provides clear and concise introductions to diverse topics in SSR.
  • With its SSR Paper series, DCAF offers a platform for new insights into the theory and practice of SSR and related activities.
  • DCAF also responds to specific requests for policy research – most recently in the form of a comparative study of police oversight in Asia and Europe.