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DCAF - Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance

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DCAF - Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance is dedicated to making states and people safer through more effective and accountable security and justice. Since 2000, the Centre has facilitated, driven and shaped security sector reform (SSR) policy and programming around the world. Good security sector governance (SSG), based on the rule of law and respect for human rights, is a cornerstone of sustainable development.
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Challenges and achievements of police women in the Honduran National Police
Challenges and achievements of police women in the Honduran National Police
The episode recognizes the history of women police officers and their role in gender equality's expansion and consolidation in the Honduran National Police. With the participation of Comisionada Sulma Reyes and Sub-Comisionada Persis Zaldivar, their stories and more than 20 years of experience in the Police help us understand that gender equality depends on the daily actions to respect human rights of all persons regardless of their gender, sexual orientation and identity. 
23:41
November 14, 2022
Cyber Talks with Katharine Millar
Cyber Talks with Katharine Millar
In this episode, Katharine Millar describes the relationship between gender and cybersecurity. This podcast series has been produced following the launch of the publication “Gender Equality, Cybersecurity, and Good Governance” (https://www.dcaf.ch/gender-equality-cybersecurity-and-security-sector-governance) co-authored by experts Katherine Millar, James Shires, and Tatiana Tropina. Each of them will share insights and answer questions related to Gender Equality, Cybersecurity, and Good Governance. You can follow Katharine Millar on Twitter @DrKMillar Dr. Katharine Millar is an Assistant Professor of International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and holds a doctoral degree from the University of Oxford, United Kingdom. Her research interests lie in the relationship between gender, sexuality, politics and violence. Her current research examines gender and cybersecurity; gender, race, militarism, and contemporary populism(s); and the transnational components of death associated with COVID-19. Dr. Millar is a member of the Millennium journal Board of Trustees and of the Centre for Women, Peace and Security at the LSE. She has participated in consultation processes regarding the United Nation’s Women, Peace and Security Agenda for several national governments and international organizations, including the United Kingdom, Canada and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
06:51
October 12, 2022
Cyber Talks with James Shires
Cyber Talks with James Shires
In this episode, James Shires helps understand how gender can improve good governance in cybersecurity. This podcast series has been produced following the launch of the publication “Gender Equality, Cybersecurity, and Good Governance” (https://www.dcaf.ch/gender-equality-cybersecurity-and-security-sector-governance) co-authored by experts Katherine Millar, James Shires, and Tatiana Tropina. Each of them will share insights and answer questions related to Gender Equality, Cybersecurity, and Good Governance. You can follow James Shires on Twitter @JamesSShires Dr. James Shires is an Assistant Professor with the Institute of Security and Global Affairs at the Leiden University, the Netherlands, and a fellow with the Cyber Statecraft Initiative at the Atlantic Council. He is also a Research Affiliate with the Centre for Technology and Global Affairs at the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford. He holds a DPhil in International Relations from the University of Oxford. His research examines cybersecurity governance, focusing on the interaction between threats to individuals, UNIDIR States and organizations, new international political dynamics, and the development of cybersecurity expertise. He has won awards from the Hague Program on Cyber Norms, the German Marshall Fund and the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS).
06:26
October 12, 2022
Cyber Talks with Tatiana Tropina
Cyber Talks with Tatiana Tropina
In this episode, Tatiana Tropina shares today’s challenges related to gender in cybersecurity governance. This podcast series has been produced following the launch of the publication “Gender Equality, Cybersecurity, and Good Governance” (https://www.dcaf.ch/gender-equality-cybersecurity-and-security-sector-governance) co-authored by experts Katherine Millar, James Shires, and Tatiana Tropina. Each of them will share insights and answer questions related to Gender Equality, Cybersecurity, and Good Governance. You can follow Tatiana on Twitter @gap_the_mind Dr. Tatiana Tropina is an Assistant Professor in Cybersecurity Governance with the Institute of Security and Global Affairs at Leiden University and holds a doctoral degree from the Far Eastern Federal University, Russia. Her areas of expertise include international standards to fight cybercrime, digital investigations, self- and co-regulation to address cybersecurity issues, and the multi-stakeholder approach to cybersecurity. She has been involved in both legal research and applied cybercrime and cybersecurity projects, such as cybercrime studies for the Global Symposium of Regulators (2010) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (2012–2013), research on illicit financial flows and digital technologies for the World Development Report 2016, and a project with the German Federal Criminal Police Office on improving mutual legal assistance on interception of electronic communications in the European Union (2015–2018).
09:28
October 12, 2022
Donors Talk SSR - Livelihoods and SSR: Food and Climate Security
Donors Talk SSR - Livelihoods and SSR: Food and Climate Security
The second episode features our SSR Advisor, Viola Csordas. Viola’s work has focused on the link between SSG/R and livelihood issues such as climate and environmental security, disaster reduction, and food security. In this episode, Viola shares insights and on-the-ground examples to highlight the important role the security and justice sector must play in ensuring basic human needs as well as ways in which the international community can operationalise the triple nexus.
17:02
August 23, 2022
Donors Talk SSR - People-Centred Defence Reform
Donors Talk SSR - People-Centred Defence Reform
Hervé Auffret, Senior Security Sector Reform advisor with DCAF, joins us in this podcast episode on the subject of defence reform.  Hervé's expertise as an SSR advisor, and as a former member of the French Navy, guides the discussion on a people-centred approach to defence. This podcast series, “Donors Talk SSR”, is hosted by DCAF’s International Security Sector Advisory Team and it aims to unpack different themes and practices within security sector governance and reform.
11:32
June 30, 2022
The role of men in gender equity in policing
The role of men in gender equity in policing
This podcast was launched on International Men’s Day in 2021 and focuses on the role of male police officers in improving gender equity in policing. With insights from a senior Honduran Police Officer and a senior Colombian Police Officer, moderated by an international expert on the topic, the officers discuss the importance of men taking responsibility to improve gender balance within large police institutions, their individual experiences and why gender equity can only be achieved if everyone steps up.
33:01
June 16, 2022
Community Policing Model in Honduras - Part 2
Community Policing Model in Honduras - Part 2
These two podcasts - "Community Policing Model in Honduras - Part 1" and "Community Policing Model in Honduras - Part 2" - are an opportunity for Honduran National Police Officers with decades of experience to talk about their individual and institutional understanding of what it means to deliver Community Policing in Honduras. They talk through specific examples as well as concepts, offering insights from the strategic to the operational, based on lived experience in a fragile and high-violence context.
27:03
June 14, 2022
Community Policing Model in Honduras - Part 1
Community Policing Model in Honduras - Part 1
These two podcasts - "Community Policing Model in Honduras - Part 1" and "Community Policing Model in Honduras - Part 2" - are an opportunity for Honduran National Police Officers with decades of experience to talk about their individual and institutional understanding of what it means to deliver Community Policing in Honduras. They talk through specific examples as well as  concepts, offering insights from the strategic to the operational, based on lived experience in a fragile and high-violence context.
14:60
June 14, 2022
SDG 16, Security Sector Governance and the Role of Parliaments in Times of Crisis
SDG 16, Security Sector Governance and the Role of Parliaments in Times of Crisis
In this episode, we talk with the authors of DCAF’s new SSR Paper about the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic for parliaments and how this hindered oversight of the security sector and affected the rule of law. We will also look at some of the recommendations on how parliaments can enhance their oversight role and contribute to SDG 16, calling for peace, justice, and strong institutions. Our Guests: - Dr. Wilhelm Janse van Rensburg, Researcher at the Parliament of South Africa and Research Fellow at the Security Institute for Governance and Leadership in Africa (SIGLA)  at Stellenbosch University. - Nicolette Van Zyl-Gous, Researcher at the Parliament of South Africa - Prof. Lindy Heinecken, Vice-Dean Research, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Stellenbosch University, South Africa This episode is hosted by Monalee Gibbs, SDG 16 Project, DCAF Link to the discussed SSR Paper “Parliaments' Contributions to SSG/R and the SDGs“ 
19:27
February 18, 2022