Ukraine

Democratic Security Sector Governance

Supporting Ukraine’s Security Sector Reform: Mapping Security Sector Assistance Programmes

This Mapping Study seeks to support international engagement on security sector reform in Ukraine by identifying the extent and scope of current rule of law, security sector governance (SSG) and democratic oversight programming. By covering internation … read more

International Standards and Good Practices in the Governance and Oversight of Security Services

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

Conference Proceedings 5: Ombuds Institutions & Security Sector Governance

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

Legal Framing of Parliamentary Oversight of Defence Industrial Complex (Conference Proceedings)

This publication presents proceedings and recommendations from the conference jointly held by DCAF, the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) Institute for Legislation of Ukraine and the CACDS. The Conference focused on the legal framing of parliamentary oversig … read more

Monitoring Security Services. A Guide for Ombuds Institutions

This Series of Monitoring Products is designed to facilitate the work of National Human Rights (Ombuds) Institutions on monitoring the security sector. The series provides guidance on relevant best practices and may also be used for relevant capacity d … read more

Monitoring Law Enforcement. A Guide for Ombuds Institutions

This Series of Monitoring Products is designed to facilitate the work of National Human Rights (Ombuds) Institutions on monitoring the security sector. The series provides guidance on relevant best practices and may also be used for relevant capacity d … read more

Conference Proceedings 8: Human Rights and Security Sector Governance

This publication offers the proceedings of Conference 8 on  Human Rights and Security Sector Governance in Ukraine. The 8th conference had a special focus on Gender among other HR-related challenges in Ukraine. It has been noted that further engagement … read more

Key Issues and Policy Recommendations Compilation

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

Conference Proceedings 4: The Role of Media

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

Key Issues and Policy Recommendations, Conference 8

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

Key Issues and Policy Recommendations, Conference 7

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

Key Issues and Policy Recommendations , Conference 5

This publication offers the Key Issues and Policy Recommendations based on the results of the Fifth International Conference “The Role of Ombuds Institutions in Security Sector Governance”. Conference Five, following to the previous conferences recomme … read more

Key Issues and Policy Recommendations, Conference 4

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

Key Issues and Policy Recommendations, Conference 1

This publication offers the Key Issues and Policy Recommendations based on the results of the First International Conference “Monitoring Ukraine’s Security Governance Challenges: Status and Needs”. Conference One sought to examine and document challeng … read more

Conference Proceedings 3: Governance and Reform of State Security Services

  This publication offers the proceedings of the Conference III “Governance and Reform of State Security Services: Best Practices”. Following the findings of the previous two conferences, participants elaborated current challenges related to refor … read more

Proceedings from the Second International Conference “Security Sector Governance: The Role of Democratic Institutions & International Best Practices”

Monitoring Ukraine’s Security Governance Challenges. Proceedings from the Second International Conference “Security Sector Governance: The Role of Democratic Institutions & International Best Practices” 16-17 March 2016, Kyiv, Ukraine   This p … read more

CITIZENS OF UKRAINE ON SECURITY: PERSONAL, NATIONAL, AND ITS ELEMENTS

CITIZENS OF UKRAINE ON SECURITY: PERSONAL, NATIONAL, AND ITS ELEMENTS Results of a nationwide sociological survey conducted by the Razumkov Centre KYIV-2016 This publication presents the results of a nationwide sociological survey conducted by the Razu … read more

Watchdogs? The Quality of Legislative Oversight of Defence in 82 Countries

This report aims to better understand the strengths and weaknesses of legislative institutions in controlling corruption in the defence and security sector, and to provide clear guidelines on how parliaments and legislatures can do better.

International Support to Security Sector Reform in Ukraine. A mapping study of SSR projects.

In 2015, the Swedish National Contact Group for Security Sector Reform (NCSSR) conducted an SSR assessment of Ukraine on behalf of the Swedish government. Building on this experience, and on the report submitted to the Swedish government, the FBA has c … read more

Financial Oversight of the Security Sector a Toolkit for Trainers

This Toolkit is designed for financial oversight practitioners who wish to gain access to best international practices in financial oversight of the security sector, improve their professional ability to financially oversee security sector institutions … read more

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