NATO Parliamentary Assembly
DCAF has cooperated extensively with the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (NATO PA) since 2001 on issues related to parliamentary oversight of the security sector in NATO and Partnership for Peace (PfP) nations.
Cooperation focuses on several platforms including inputs to and support for various Rose-Roth seminars held in PfP nations, professional development events for New Parliamentarians from PfP nations, joint conferences in Brussels on topical security governance issues, the development of joint-knowledge products, and the participation of NATO-PA staff as resource persons and keynote speakers at DCAF events.
Events in cooperation with the NATO PA are supported by a series of knowledge tools made available in a large range of languages (see publications). The joint ‘Oversight and Guidance’ publication on best practices of parliamentary control of the defence and security sector as observed in and by NATO member and partner states, was recently published in a re-edited version in English, Russian and Ukrainian, with an Arabic version planned for 2012.