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Public-Private Partnerships Division in LAC

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Project overview

DCAF supports private security regulation across Latin America and the Caribbean. DCAF activities include:

  • Supporting effective legislative, regulatory and policy frameworks for the private security sector, based on international norms and good practices
  • Strengthening parliamentary oversight through advice on legislation and capacity building
  • Reinforcing the role of civil society in providing oversight of the private security sector
  • As Secretariat of the Montreux Document Forum, supporting the work of its co-chairs, the Swiss government and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

DCAF also works in partnership with the ICRC to support efforts by companies, states and civil society to promote security and human rights in complex environments.