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The Director-General

Director-General Chairs Annual Joint UNOG-DCAF Seminar

7 December 2011

The Director-General chaired, together with the Director of the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) the annual joint UNOG-DCAF seminar, focused this year on “Privatization of Security: International Standards and Accountability”. Opening the seminar, the Director-General highlighted the complex questions raised by the increasing privatization of security, such as accountability, oversight and transparency, and called for continued cooperation among all stakeholders in addressing these issues. The ninth in the series of joint annual events, the seminar followed previous debates hosted by UNOG and DCAF on different aspects of security sector governance.