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Military & security industry

"Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights annual plenary - Keynote remarks - Alexandra Guáqueta [Montreux, Switzerland, 26 Mar]", Alexandra Guáqueta, chair of UN Working Group on business & human rights 26 Mar 2014

"Mind the Gap: Private Sector in the Arms Trade Treaty", Paloma Muñoz, on Blog Humanum, 27 Nov 2012

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