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25 November 2013

Shadow Report Launch - Montreux Five Years On: An analysis of state efforts to implement Montreux Document legal obligations and good practices

Author: Initiative for Human Rights in Business, Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, American University Washington College of Law

This year marks the fifth anniversary of the Montreux Document on pertinent international legal obligations and good practices for States related to operations of private military and security companies during armed conflict. Drafted with multi...

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5 November 2013

UN expert group cites need for global instrument regulating private security companies

Author: Islands Business International

The United Nations Working Group on the use of mercenaries...urged Governments to recognize the need for a legally binding international agreement to regulate the use and activities of private military and security companies (PMSCs) to complement...

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1 October 2013

[PDF] Privatization of the War on Drugs in Mexico and Colombia: Limiting the Application of Humanitarian Law and Endangering Human Rights

Author: Antoine Perret, European University Institute (Italy)

The use of Private Military and Security Companies…in the so-called War on Drugs has considerable implications for the application of international humanitarian law and raises concern about the respect for human rights under antidrug assistance...

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1 September 2013
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Author: Instituto de Democracia y Derechos Humanos de la Pontifica Universidad Católica del Perú – IDEHPUCP, "Socios Perú, Centro de Colaboración cívica" y Embajada de Suiza en Perú

El presente informe tiene como objeto realizar un diagnóstico nacional sobre la situación de la seguridad y el respeto a los derechos humanos, orientado…al análisis…en el sector extractivo…teniendo como eje central las directivas señaladas por los...

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9 August 2013

ISO developing new standard for private security

Author: SecurityInfoWatch.com

ASIS International announced...that the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) will soon begin work on a new international standard...[for] Private Security Company Operations...“PSCs play an important role in high risk environments...

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30 July 2013
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Author: José L. Gómez del Prado en El Ciudadano (Chile)

Con el fin de discutir la utilización de empresas militares y de seguridad privadas con uso de la fuerza armada para proteger al personal de las Naciones Unidas...así como la utilización...en las operaciones humanitarias y de mantenimiento de la paz,...

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28 May 2013

Our Approach

Author: Argus Security Project

[A]s a signatory of the International Code of Conduct for Private Security...[Argus Security Project] abide to pertinent international legal obligations and good industry practices.

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20 May 2013

Hart's Code of Conduct

Author: Hart

Hart's core values include integrity, social responsibility and an ethical approach to the operations we undertake. Hart is a member of the International Stability Operations Association...and a signatory of the International Code of Conduct (ICoC)...

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23 April 2013

IHRIB Webinars: Montreux Five Years On

Author: American University Washington College of Law’s Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law

This year marks the fifth anniversary of the finalization of the Montreux Document...This webinar and webcast series features stakeholders from business, government, and civil society, who have been working towards improving regulation, oversight, and...

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11 April 2013

Who We Are

Author: Corporación Yantarni

Corporación Yantarni S.A. activities are conducted with the highest degree of discretion, integrity and client confidentiality within the framework of national and international law, whilst at the same time maintaining complete corporate transparency....

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