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Geneva Center for Security Sector Governance

DCAF is dedicated to making states and people safer, within a framework of democratic governance, the rule of law and respect for human rights.

DCAF creates innovative knowledge products, promotes norms and good practices, and provides legal and policy advice. DCAF supports capacity building of state, civil society and private sector stakeholders by providing access to independent expertise and information on Security Sector Governance and Reform (SSG/R).

Focusing on the following sustainable development goals (SDGs)

Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

How we work

DCAF assists partner states in developing laws, institutions, policies and practices to improve the governance of their security sector through inclusive and participatory reforms based on international norms and good practices. DCAF advises governments and international organizations in designing and implementing their own programmes for supporting states in developing their security sector governance.

... and why

DCAF works towards this making states and people safer by assisting partner states, and international actors supporting these states, to improve the governance of their security sector through inclusive and participatory reforms based on international norms and best practices, and in response to specific local contexts and challenges.

Career opportunities

Seeking candidates mainly in

Education et formation
Droits humains, droit et gouvernance
Monitoring et évaluation
Affaires politiques et maintien de la paix
Sécurité et sûreté

DCAF is a a catalyst for change, tackling complex challenges and making a difference through our hard work and determination. We are a knowledge organization, building and sharing expertise. DCAF is a learning organization, offering hands-on experience, training and career development.

Opportunities offered

Internships for students yes
Traineeships/Talent programs for graduates no
Positions/programs for young professionals yes
Staff positions for professionals yes
Senior or management positions no
Consultancy opportunities no
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Type of organisation

Acteur du secteur privé / fondation

Field(s) of activity

Promotion de la paix et sécurité humaine


Geneva, Switzerland

Region(s) of operation

Europe de l'Est et Asie centrale
Amérique latine et Caraïbes
Moyen-Orient et Afrique du Nord
Asie du Sud/Est et Pacifique
Afrique sub-saharienne

Number of employees

In Switzerland:
Entre 50 et 200

Outside Switzerland:
Entre 200 et 1000

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