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22 June 2015
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Author: Aly Sagne, Lumière, Synergie pour le Développement (Sénégal)

"Entreprises de Sécurité Privée en Afrique de l’Ouest – Lancement d’une étude de référence à Dakar", 17 juin 2015...

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16 December 2014

Montreux Document participants establish the Montreux Document Forum

Author: Intl. Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

"Private military and security companies: Implementation of Montreux document"...

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10 July 2014
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Author: Aliou Diouf, Centre de Ressources sur les Entreprises et les Droits de l'Homme, dans Le Quotidien (Sénégal)

Titre dans Le Quotidien, formulé par la rédaction : “Les entreprises de sécurité militaire privées”, 28 juin 2014...

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3 July 2014

Commentary on new international security operations management standard & human rights

Author: Rebecca DeWinter-Schmitt (American University Washington College of Law) for Private Security Monitor

"A New Twist to Management Standards, Bringing in Human Rights", June 2014...

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29 April 2014

[PDF] Private Military & Security Companies and their impacts on human rights: Recent developments

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In relation to reported negative human rights impacts by PMSCs, some continue to occur in areas of conflict or weak governance such as Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia, but we have seen a rising of reports alleging abuses in other regions, especially in...

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10 April 2014

2013 Annual Report of the Government of the United States of America for the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights Initiative

Author: Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, US Department of State

[Includes a foreword by Sarah Sewall, Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights.] Each member of the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights (VPs) Initiative is expected to report to VPs Initiative...

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8 April 2014

Global Policy Forum report on UN use of private military & security companies allegedly involved in human rights abuses

Global Policy Forum reports on UN use of private military & security companies allegedly involved in human rights abuses; responses by Askar Security, Delta Protection & G4S.

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1 April 2014

On the Horizon - A practical bulletin on what is ahead in the field of business & human rights [PDF]

Author: compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[This issue covers activities from, about, or taking place in Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, China, Cambodia, Colombia, Denmark, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Kenya, Liberia, Myanmar, Malawi, Palestine, Peru, Senegal, Sierra Leone,...

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11 December 2013
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Author: ATS (Agence Télégraphique Suisse)

Le Document de Montreux est un succès, mais il faut gagner l'adhésion de l'Afrique, a déclaré Didier Burkhalter…devant la Conférence internationale Montreux+5. Ce texte lancé par la Suisse en 2008 décrit le droit international applicable aux activités...

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10 December 2013

Privatization of war: Montreux+5 Conference

Author: Intl. Committee of the Red Cross

The Montreux+5 Conference will be an opportunity for States and international organizations to share experiences on regulating private military and security companies and look at how to promote the Montreux document on the operations of such companies...

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