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DCAF Business and Security Partnerships

DCAF Business and Security Hub

DCAF’s Business and Security Division works with business, governments and communities to improve security, sustainable development and respect for human rights.


DCAF The International Security Sector Advisory Team (ISSAT)

DCAF’s International Security Sector Advisory Team (ISSAT) provides practical support to the international community in its efforts to improve security and justice, primarily in conflict-affected and fragile states.


Private Security Governance Observatory

The Private Security Governance Observatory is a network of African civil society organizations (CSOs) that seeks to share knowledge and reinforce their organizational capacity to promote good governance of the private sector.



DCAF has worked extensively on security governance issues with a wide range of Ukrainian stakeholders since 2001.


International Conference of Ombuds Institutions for the Armed Forces (ICOAF)

ICOAF gathers representatives of ombuds institutions for the armed forces from around the world, which exist in a variety of different names and models. To date, representatives of ombuds institutions of over 50 states have participated in the ICOAF initiative.

Marsad Libyan security sector

Marsad Libyan security sector observatory

Marsad (meaning observatory in Arabic) is an online platform that monitors the Libyan Security Sector. It provides search tools in order to allow stakeholders to easily access information. Marsad monitors media reporting, research, analysis and events related to the security sector in Libya.