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Intl. Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers (ICoC)

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1 November 2010

International Code of Conduct

Author: SOC

In 2010, the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, and the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces led the drafting process of the International Code of...

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1 November 2010

International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers, 2010 (ICoC)

Author: Olive Group

Olive Group promoted the concept of an industry code of conduct as an extension of the creation of the Montreux Document and provided advice in its drafting through to signature at its launch in Geneva in November 2010. Olive Group is a signatory...

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26 October 2010
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Author: Jean Guisnel, Le Point [France]

[U]n "code de conduite international pour les fournisseurs de services de sécurité privée" [vient d’être finalisé]...Cette publication achève une première étape entamée en 2008 par la mise au point du "document de Montreux"...[L]e code de conduite...ne...

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11 October 2010

Garda signs International Code of Conduct for Private Security Providers

Author: Garda World

Garda World Security...announced...it is a founding signatory of the International Code of Conduct for Private Security Providers...“The implementation of this Code of Conduct represents a significant maturation of the private security industry,” said...

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8 October 2010

[PDF] International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers

Author: Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA), Swiss Government

Please find attached the finalised text of the International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers. This Code is the result of an inclusive, transparent multi-stakeholder initiative launched in June 2009 by industry associations,...

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30 September 2010

Swiss Govt. publishes finalised "Intl. Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers" - aims to improve human rights accountability of the industry

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30 September 2010

[PDF] Industry Statement

Author: 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...

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27 August 2010

[PDF] International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers

Author: Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA), Swiss Government

You will find attached the proposed International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers. This code in its current form is the product of the Nyon Initiative, a process launched in June 2009 by industry associations, corporations and...

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1 June 2010

The Global Code of Conduct for Private Security Companies: why it matters to humanitarian organisations

Author: 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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