Tag: oversight

Defence and Security Sector Oversight in the Fight Against Corruption

Ratification of a UN treaty ultimately involves the legislative process and it is therefore fitting, in this context, to speak of the role parliamentarians play as overseers of the defence and security sectors. Secrecy is necessary but not sufficient for public safety; accountability is paramount. Oversight is, after all, the continuation of democracy by other means.

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ISSAT Blog: 10 tips for police internal oversight

Internal oversight of a police service is key to ensuring its smooth functioning. Internal oversight is a sensitive topic since it can lead to the questioning of certain practices that are deeply rooted within the traditions and culture of the police. This blog article aims to provide 10 key tips that the authors believe are the most important when attempting to ensure effective internal oversight.

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