Democratic Control of Armed Forces DCAF

a centre for security, development and the rule of law

DCAF is an international foundation established in 2000 on the initiative of the Swiss Confederation, as the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces DCAF contributes to enhancing security sector governance  SSG (see Google search for SSG) through security sector reform SSR … (about 1/2 /who we are).
See also the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces on wikipedia.

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Partners: GSSR Training, ISSAT Team, PSR.net, Horizon 2015, UN and SSR;
Addresses (2 of 7): 1): Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces DCAF, P.O.Box 1360, CH-1211 Geneva 1, Switzerland;
2): DCAF, Rue de Chantepoulet 11, CH-1201 Geneva, Switzerland;
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About 2/2 /who we are: … The Centre’s work to support effective, efficient security sectors which are accountable to the state and its citizens is underpinned by the acknowledgement that security, development and the rule of law are essential preconditions for sustainable peace. 

DCAF is guided by the principles of neutrality, impartiality, gender sensitivity and local ownership as the basis for supporting legitimate, sustainable reform processes.

DCAF is based in Geneva  with permanent offices in Beirut, Brussels, Ljubljana and Ramallah. The Centre has over 100 staff from more than 30 countries.

How is DCAF governed?

The DCAF Foundation currently comprises 54 Member States  from across the globe. The Foundation Council – an assembly of all DCAF Member States – is DCAF’s supreme decision-making body.

The table below lists DCAF Member States alphabetically. The figure in brackets indicates the year each Member joined the DCAF Foundation: … (full long text about).

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