Report from regional workshop for Latin America on Montreux document on private military & security companies (12-13 May 2011)

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Author: Centro para el Control Democrático de las Fuerzas Armadas de Ginebra (DCAF)

El 12 y 13 de Mayo del 2011, se convoco un seminario en Santiago, Chile para discutir el Documento de Montreux sobre las Obligaciones Internacionales Pertinentes a las Buenas Practicas de los Estados respecto a las Operaciones de Empresas Militares y de Seguridad Privadas, y la importancia de este para la región Latinoamericana. El seminario fue convocado por el Departamento Federal de Relaciones Exteriores de Suiza y el Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de Chile, en cooperación con el Comité Internacional de la Cruz Roja, colaborando con DCAF y el Consorcio Global sobre la Transformación de la Seguridad. En el evento participaron 80 representantes de gobiernos, organizaciones internacionales y de organizaciones civiles de 16 países de América Latina y el Caribe. [se refiere a Securitas, DynCorp, Forza (parte de Securitas), BP, DSL]

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[PDF] The Montreux Document on Private Military and Security Companies: Proceedings of the Regional Workshop for Latin America

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

On the 12th and 13th of May 2011 a workshop was held in Santiago, Chile, to discuss 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” and its relevance for the Latin American region. The workshop was convened by the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and the Chilean Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in co‐operation with the International Committee of the Red Cross and in collaboration with DCAF and the Global Consortium on Security Transformation. The event included the participation of 80 representatives of governments, international organisations and civil society from 16 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. [refers to Securitas, DynCorp, Forza (part of Securitas), BP, DSL]

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