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6 August 2007

Switzerland: Senior officers from 60 countries work on integrating international humanitarian law into military operations

Author: International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

The vice-president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Mr Olivier Vodoz, and the commander of the Swiss armed forces, Lt-Gen Christophe Keckeis, are opening a workshop on international humanitarian law in Geneva today...The ICRC...

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1 July 2007

[PDF] Business guide to partnering with NGOs and the United Nations

Author: UN Global Compact & Dalberg Global Development Advisors

[44-page excerpt of 540-page report]...[We] have tried to create a [guide] that helps both companies and social actors prepare themselves for partnership building......

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1 June 2007

[PDF] Business engagement in humanitarian relief: key trends and policy implications

Author: Andrea Binder and Jan Martin Witte, Overseas Development Institute

This paper [explores] systematically the new roles companies are playing in humanitarian action. The paper is a product of a scoping exercise to assess the depth and nature of non-commercial and commercial business engagement in humanitarian relief;.....

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7 December 2006

[PDF] The private security phenomenon: policy implications and issues

Author: Security & Defence Agenda [Belgium]

The Swiss Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Deputy Head of the Section for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Michael Cottier, described the Swiss Initiative undertaken by his ministry in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)...

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30 November 2006

Business and International Humanitarian Law: An introduction to the rights and obligations of business enterprises under international humanitarian law

Author: International Committee of the Red Cross

The aim of the present brochure is to provide managers of business enterprises with a simple basic document flagging situations where business operations may either benefit from the protections afforded by international humanitarian law or be...

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30 November 2006
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Author: Comité international de la Croix-Rouge

La présente brochure a pour objet de fournir aux responsables de sociétés commerciales un document de base succinct appelant leur attention sur les situations dans lesquelles des opérations commerciales pourraient bénéficier des mesures de protection...

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1 January 2006

"Business and International Humanitarian Law": An introduction by the Intl. Committee of the Red Cross

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19 December 2005

Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the sectoral consultation entitled “Human rights and the extractive industry”, 10-11 November 2005 (Advance edited version)

Author: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

The present report is submitted in response to Commission on Human Rights resolution 2005/69 in which the Commission requested the High Commissioner for Human Rights to convene an annual sectoral consultation of senior company executives and experts. ...

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2 December 2005

[PDF] Report by the Swiss Federal Council on Private Security and Military Companies

Author: Government of Switzerland

The present report is a response to the parliamentary postulate 04.3267 on Private Security Companies submitted by the Member of the Council of States Philipp Stähelin on 1 June 2004. The postulate calls on the Federal Council to instruct its security...

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31 December 2004
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