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2 Mar 2015

Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF)

Call for applications to write background paper on private military & security firms in Africa

"Call for Background Paper [for] Montreux Document Regional Conference for Anglophone African states - Addis Ababa, Sep 2015", 18 Feb 2015

The Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) seeks to commission a background paper presenting research on the regulation of private military and security companies (PMSCs) and private security companies (PSCs) in Africa...The background paper must...:

  • Describe the regional context for the PMSC/PSC industry as well as general trends and challenges related to regulation of PMSCs/PSCs in Africa.
  • Identify specific challenges unique to the region...
  • Provide a comparative analysis of existing regulatory approaches relevant to PMSCs/PSCs...

Please email applications...by 20 March 2015...