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2015-07-14
Three new measures to strengthen cooperation between DCAF and the Ministry of Interior
'Three new measures to strengthen cooperation between DCAF and the Ministry of Interior '

Tunis, 14 July  2015:  The Minister of Interior, Mr. Mohamed Najem Gharsalli, met today with the Director of Middle East and North Africa Operations at DCAF, Mr. Arnold Luethold. They seized this opportunity to review cooperation between the Ministry and DCAF and to express their interest...


Ministry of Interior


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2015-06-04
The Security and Defense Commission of the Assembly of the People’s Representatives (ARP) and DCAF discuss strategies for developing effective oversight of the security sector
'The Security and Defense Commission of the Assembly of the Peoples Representatives (ARP) and DCAF discuss strategies for developing effective oversight of the security sector'

Tunis, 3-4 June 2015: The Security and Defense Commission of the Assembly of the People’s Representatives (ARP) and DCAF met on Wednesday and Thursday for two half-day working sessions.

During these sessions, the Commission and...


Assembly of the Representatives of the People


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2015-05-29
DCAF is organizing workshops on handling cases of alleged torture involving forensic doctors and magistrates
'DCAF is organizing workshops on handling cases of alleged torture involving forensic doctors and magistrates'

Tunis, 29 May 2015:  In cooperation with the Ministry of Justice and the College of Legal Medicine in Tunis, DCAF organized two workshops on the challenge of handling cases of alleged torture.

These workshops...


Ministry of Justice


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2015-05-08
DCAF organises a roundtable on “Security Sector Governance in the Tunisian Constitution”
'DCAF organises a roundtable on Security Sector Governance in the Tunisian Constitution'

Tunis, 8 May 2015:  The Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces – Geneva (DCAF) held today a roundtable on “Security Sector Governance in the Tunisian Constitution.”

 

This roundtable first aimed to analyse the legal framework set up by the new...


Assembly of the Representatives of the People   |   Ministry of Justice   |   Civil Society   |   Presidency of the Republic


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2015-04-22
DCAF and the Ministries of Justice and Health are cooperating for a better use of forensic evidence in investigating cases of torture allegation
'DCAF and the Ministries of Justice and Health are cooperating for a better use of forensic evidence in investigating cases of torture allegation'

Tunis, 22 April 2015: In cooperation with the College of Forensic Medicine and Occupational Medicine, DCAF organized two training sessions on the implementation of the Istanbul Protocol* (UN Manual on the Effective Investigation and Documentation of Torture and other Cruel,...


Ministry of Justice


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2015-04-10
DCAF contributes to a conference on democratic oversight of the intelligence services at the National Defense Institute
'DCAF contributes to a conference on democratic oversight of the intelligence services at the National Defense Institute'

Tunis, 4 April 2015: DCAF and the Belgium Standing Intelligence Agencies Review Committee (Standing Committee “I”) contributed to a conference on democratic oversight of intelligence services. The conference took place within the framework...


Assembly of the Representatives of the People   |   Ministry of Interior   |   Ministry of National Defence


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2015-04-10
DCAF discusses intelligence oversight with the Assembly of People’s Representatives
'DCAF discusses intelligence oversight with the Assembly of Peoples Representatives'

Tunis, 4 April 2015: DCAF, with the support of the Belgian Committee on Intelligence Oversight, participated today in hearing at the People’s Representatives (ARP).

The joint session with the ARP’s Standing Commission...


Assembly of the Representatives of the People   |   Ministry of Interior   |   Ministry of National Defence


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2015-03-26
The President of the Council of States (Senate) of the Swiss Confederation visits DCAF’s office in Tunis
'The President of the Council of States (Senate) of the Swiss Confederation visits DCAFs office in Tunis'

Tunis, 26 March 2015:  DCAF had today the honor of hosting a delegation led by Mr. Claude Hêche, President of the Council of States (Senate) of the Swiss Confederation.

 

The meeting provided an opportunity for DCAF’s team to present its key areas of work in Tunisia,...


International Partners


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2015-03-13
The Tunisian government and DCAF review cooperation in the field of good security sector governance

Tunis, 13 March 2015: The Tunisian government and a DCAF delegation led by the Director of Operations Middle East and North Africa, Arnold Luethold, met on 11-12 March 2015 in Tunis to review and further strengthen their cooperation in the field of good security sector governance.  

DCAF...


Ministry of Interior   |   Ministry of National Defence   |   Ministry of Foreign Affairs   |   Presidency of the Republic


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2015-03-13
The Truth and Dignity Commission (IVD) is developing reform recommendations with DCAF support
'The Truth and Dignity Commission (IVD) is developing reform recommendations with DCAF support'

Tunis,  13 March, 2015: IVD and DCAF further their collaboration on ensuring non repetition of past abuses.

 

At its last work session, IVD and DCAF Commission of functional review and institutional reform decided to jointly develop concrete proposals to reform institutions...


Independent Institutions


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