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30 September 2010
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Autor/in: PASA (Pan-African Security Association), IPOA, BAPSC

In June of 2009 at a conference in Nyon, Switzerland, industry representatives committed to pursuing an international code of conduct built on the success of the “Montreux Document” and in partnership with key governments, nongovernmental organizations...

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1 June 2010
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Autor/in: André du Plessis, Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces

[I]nsecurity remains a major challenge to international humanitarian operations. In response, aid agencies have adopted several different measures and approaches, including contracting private companies to provide security services…the advantages of...

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11 May 2010
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Autor/in: Sabrina Yow-chyi Liu, Journal of International Peace Operations

Representatives from the U.S., British and Swiss governments, as well as representatives...

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1 January 2010
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Autor/in: Ian M. Ralby, in Journal of International Peace Operations

Over half of the private security companies (PSCs) in Sierra Leone are operating without licenses and are therefore outside the law. Significant problems, particularly labor issues, plague the entire industry and impinge on the overall security of the...

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28 July 2009
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Autor/in: International Peace Institute

On Tuesday, July 28, 2009, International Peace Institute (IPI) hosted a lunchtime policy forum to highlight current efforts inside and outside the United Nations to develop a more effective system of international regulation, oversight, and...

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27 July 2009
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Autor/in: James Cockayne, Alison Gurin, Emily Speers Mears, Iveta Cherneva, Sheila Oviedo, and Dylan Yaeger, International Peace Institute

Private military and security companies play an increasingly visible role in conflict and post-conflict situations...well publicized abuses suggest that an adequate regulatory framework is urgently needed...At the urging of some of the governments and...

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6 June 2009
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Autor/in: Wilton Park

In preparation for the Wilton Park conference, the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of the Armed Forces (DCAF) held three consultations. These were for representatives of the PMSC industry...for academic research institutions and civil society....

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6 June 2009
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Autor/in: PASA, IPOA, BAPSC

Mindful of the Montreux Document which focused on the obligations of states and situations of armed conflict, and following discussions at the Nyon conference, the industry representatives now present at the conference consider it time to pursue and...

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1 November 2008
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Autor/in: James Cockayne, Journal of Conflict and Security Law

On 17 September 2008, 17 states…endorsed the ‘Montreux Document’ affirming the legal obligations and describing good practices…related to operations of private military and security companies…[The author] provide[s] an overview of the Montreux Document...

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1 November 2008
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Autor/in: Nikolas Stürchler, in Journal of International Peace Operations

...[T]he Montreux Document…asserts the application of 27 core international obligations of states, private military and security companies [PMSCs] and their personnel operating in situations of armed conflict...[T]he document also contains 73 good...

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