Usalama reforms Local and international partners

DCAF is committed to promoting good governance of the security sector around the world.Together with Usalama, DCAF is working on the Private Security Industry project in Kenya


International Donor Partner

Democracy Without Bourders

International partner NGO

PSGO is a network of African CSOs that seek to share knowledge and reinforce their organizational capacity to promote good governance of the private sector.

Private Security Governance Observatory

A member of the Observatory

The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands wants to strengthen civil society as a watchdog on the implementation of the constitution and works with public sector institutions, civil society as well as th privatesector to improve governance in Kenya. It supported Usalama in pushing for police reforms.

Netherlands Government

Intergovernmental partner

The Kenya National Police Service, headed by the Inspector General of Police, and Usalama Reforms Forum areworking together to change the standing orders of police, improve policeaccountability and engage in properplanning and budgeting strategies.

National Police Service

Government Police

The Police Stations Visitors Week is a unique global event organized by Altus to assess the quality of services delivered in the participating police departments, to identify some of thebest practices in use by police, tostrengthen the accountability of police to the local citizens whom they serveand to promote human rights standards. 

Altus Global Alliance

Local partner NGO

PeaceNet-Kenya works with Usalama and other organizations who striveto foster peace in their local communities
and inthe nation at large.

Peacenet Kenya

Local partner NGO

Research Triangle Africa engaged in a safety audit exercise in four of Usalama’s communities, to find out what are the main security issues and to come up with a safety strategy to tackle those issues.

Research Triangle Africa

Local partner NGO

Saferworld worked with the Usalama Reform Forum to promote the development of an accountable, responsive police service in Kenya which operates within a legal, institutional and administrative framework that guarantees a role for civil society topromote democratic policing in partnership with communities


Local partner NGO

International Code of Conduct Assiociation

Usalama is a member organisation ,

Partners Kenya National Commission on Human Rights and UsalamaReforms Forum are working to promote rights based approaches to policing, including on implementation of police reform legislation.


Local partner NGO,

The British High Commission worked with Usalama in driving the agendafor reforms, especially by providing technicalsupport in the drafting of content for the new Police laws and advocating reform implementation

British High Commission

Local inter governmental partner

The Kenya Transition Initiative is a project implemented through USAID’s Office of Transition Initiativesthat advances U.S.foreign policy objectives by contributing to a stable Kenyan policy.

Chemonics - USAID

Local partner NGO

CHRI finalised public and police education on the new system of police accountability in Kenya. CHRI, in collaboration withThe Usalama Reforms Forum, prepared flowcharts for professionals, a pocketbook for the police as well as pamphlets andposters for the public.

Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative

Local partner NGO

Private Security Training Association

Local partner NGO

Private Security Regulatory Authority

Local partner NGO

Media Africa

Local partner NGO

SENACA Security Company

Local partner NGO

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