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

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23 March 2013
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Author: Urgente24 [Argentina]

Urgente24 entrevistó a Anthony Sharp, Presidente de Typhon, una empresa de seguridad marítima que instaló, a partir de su funcionamiento, el debate acerca de cuales son los límites del sector privado en materia estatal...Como se aplica el uso de la...

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15 March 2013

What sets us apart

Author: Argonaut Security

It is a priority of our company to operate, in compliance with and respect of International Humanitarian and Human rights laws, acknowledging the International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Contractors (ICoC).

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14 March 2013

Our Principles

Author: Antares World

True to our Mission Statement, ANTARES WORLD’s management and team’s own standards parallel those defined for Private Maritime Security Companies at a minimum. ANTARES WORLD follows best practices in accordance with The International Code of Conduct...

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8 March 2013
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Author: Haut-Commissariat aux droits de l'Homme

Plusieurs interventions dans le cadre du débat général sur la promotion et la protection de tous les droits de l'homme ont porté sur le rapport du Groupe de travail intergouvernemental, des délégations s'exprimant en faveur de l'élaboration d'un...

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8 March 2013

[PDF] International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers's Association - Articles of Association

Author: International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers’ Association

Reporting, Monitoring and Assessing Performance...[:] The Association shall be responsible for exercising oversight of Member companies’ performance under the Code, including through external monitoring, reporting and a process to address alleged...

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5 March 2013

Time to Put Private Security Contractors Under the Gun

Author: Amol Mehra (International Corporate Accountability Roundtable) for Huffington Post [USA]

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Blue Mountain Group to respond. Blue Mountain Group said they have no comment; previous Aegis Defense Services response provided below] On the night of the attack [on US consulate in Benghazi, Libya...

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24 February 2013

Montreux Plus Five: Assessing the Current Status of the Development and Implementation of International Standards for the Private Military and Security Industry [USA]

Author: American University Washington College of Law

Since 2008, 43 states have expressed their support for the Montreux Document on Pertinent Legal Obligations and Best Practices for States Related to Operations of Private Military and Security Companies during Armed Conflict. This conference will...

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22 February 2013

International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers – consensus on oversight mechanism

Author: Federal Department of Foreign Affairs [Switzerland]

Agreement has been reached on the Charter for the Oversight Mechanism of the International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers (ICoC). A large group of representatives from signatory companies, civil society and governments were...

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18 February 2013

A Global Compact for Mercenaries?

Author: Mark Taylor, The Laws of Rule

Much of the...Articles of Association [of the Oversight Mechanism of the Intl Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers]...has been agreed. But the areas of disagreement in the latest draft betray real nervousness among the stakeholders...

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18 February 2013

Switzerland Checks Mercenaries, Partially

Author: Ray Smith, Inter Press Service (IPS)

Swiss Justice Minster...announced a national “ban on mercenary companies”...She said Switzerland would no longer serve as a base for activities that violate human rights. But what was announced as a ‘ban’ turned out to be an ineffectual regulation....

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