This collection of best practices analyses international standards and best practices in the governance and oversight of security services. The report consists of four chapters: (1) mandate and functions of security services; (2) executive control of s … read more
This publication offers the proceedings from Conference 5 on “The role of the ombuds Institutions in security sector governance”. The aim of the conference was to identify a range of priorities and recommendations for Ukraine. Key recommendations inclu … read more
This publication provides an overview of the key issues discussed and policy recommenda- tions proposed during the series of conferences for the project “Monitoring Ukraine’s Security Governance Challenges”. The project was implemented jointly by DCAF … read more
This publication offers the proceedings of the Conference 4 “Security Sector Governance: The Role of Media”. Following to the previous conferences findings and recommendations, the forth multi-stakeholder conference was to examine current Ukraine’s sec … read more
Security Aspects of Political Decentralisation in Ukraine: Visions, Realities, and Possible Implications.
This study seeks to offer an analysis of security aspects of two approaches to the definition of “Decentralisation” currently existing in Ukraine. One is stipulated by the Minsk agreement, particularly Article 11 of A List of Measures to Fulfill the Mi … read more
This publication offers the proceedings of Conference 6 on Security Sector Governance in Ukraine. The conference focused on defence production, sales and acquisitions. The objective of the event was to identify current reform priorities and challenges … read more
This publication offers the Key Issues and Policy Recommendations based on the results of the Eighth International Conference “Human Rights and Security Sector Governance: Ukraine’s Reform Challenges”. Since 2014, Ukraine’s security sector has been und … read more
This publication offers the Key Issues and Policy Recommendations based on the results of the Seventh International Conference “Ukraine’s Civilian Security Sector: Reforms’ Progress and Challenges”. Conference Seven, following to the previous conferenc … read more
This publication offers the Key Issues and Policy Recommendations based on the results of the Sixth International Conference “Security Sector Governance: Defence Production, Sales and Acquisitions”. Conference Six provided a platform to discuss state p … read more
This publication offers the Key Issues and Policy Recommendations based on the results of the Forth International Conference “Security Sector Governance: the Role of the Media”. In established democracies, free and independent media play a crucial role … read more
Export Control Transformation as a Component of the Global Security. Also in National Security & Defense Journal No. 5 (41) 2003, Ukranian Centre for Economic & Political Studies
Materials from the International Conference held in Kiev
This publication addresses the problem of providing policy and budget oversight of Ukrainian intelligence organizations in accordance with norms and practices developed in contemporary Western democracies. As Ukraine continues the process of democratic … read more
Editor(s): Merle Maigre and Philipp Fluri DCAF 2010 ISBN:978-92-9222-116-4 This Almanac forms the first English language collection of essays by Ukrainian civilian experts over-viewing Ukraine’s security sector agencies. The contributions reflect the g … read more
This study analyses a number of highly topical issues on how to improve national arms export control systems; what measures and structural reforms are needed to strengthen international controls over the export of sensitive products globally.
This is a research focused on the Ukrainian context, aimed at providing guidance on existing codes of conduct in the context of the latest efforts to approve such a code in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.
This publication presents legislative and practical aspects of criminal prosecution of economic crime, including financial investigations, asset recovery, and mutual legal assistance. It provides step-by-step guidance to both policy makers and practiti … read more
Understanding the Impact of Good Governance and Corruption on Defence Institution Building. A Reference Curriculum for Educators. The BI Reference Curriculum is a guide for educators to assist nations in integrating BI into their existing traini … read more