Observatory's objectives


  • To provide capacity building support for civil society and offer practical ways to increase engagement between CSOs;
  • To build a strong network and reinforce dialogue between CSOs so as to identify practical ways to improve and strengthen oversight of private security;
  • To provide a repository of knowledge on national, regional and international regulatory mechanisms; 
  • To increase awareness on the nature and challenges of private security regulation, as well as to promote security and human rights;
  • To encourage multi-stakeholder dialogue between governments, industry and CSOs.