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1 August 2013

[PDF] The International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers Signatory Companies -New Signatory Companies on 1 August 2013

Author: International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers

[New signatory companies of Intl. Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers on 1 Aug:] Advantage Executive Protection...Ante Meridiem...Aus-Com Security...Blue Border...Blue Square Global...Bydand Security...Custodian Maritime Security.....

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1 January 2011

[PDF] UN Use of Private Military and Security Companies: Practices and Policies

Author: Åse Gilje Østensen, Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF)

[M]ost analysts and commentators acknowledge that several members of the UN family contract PMSCs on a more or less regular basis. Similarly, the practice of UN humanitarian organisations buying services from PMSCs is also well known among observers.....

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4 January 2004

Controls needed to rein in private military firms

Author: Raenette Taljaard, Yale Center for the Study of Globalization

PMCs [Private Military Companies] should not be banned, but they must be controlled through a complementary regime of domestic and international law to ensure that their services can never be extended into participation in active combat situations. ...

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