Marsad Security Sector Observatories

Marsad Security Sector Observatories are a series of websites that gather and present country-specific information about national security sector governance (SSG) dynamics and security sector reform (SSR) initiatives. All websites are available in a national language, as well as English or French.These platforms include relevant national and international news items, opinions, analyses and reports on security sector governance-related issues.

Setting up a website similar to the Marsad Observatories can support the coordination of national security actors. Such a site could provide a good platform to distribute relevant concepts and practices, including the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights. Marsad visitors are able to comment and discuss all published reports and analyses, as well as propose their texts for publication by sending them to the Marsad editorial team.

Established Marsad Security Sector Observatories include: