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Swiss govt. & ICRC initiative on private military & security cos.

Website of the initiative by the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) of the Swiss government and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on private military and security companies

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25 February 2018
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Author: El País (Costa Rica)

“Costa Rica acogerá foro que promoverá respeto al derecho humanitario”,21 de Febrero de 2018 ...

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10 October 2017

Africa: A study highlights challenges related to PMSCs operating in Côte d'Ivoire, Mali and Senegal

Author: Alan Bryden (Ed.), DCAF, Geneva (Switzerland)

"The Privatisation of Security in Africa: Challenges and Lessons from Côte d'Ivoire, Mali and Senegal", 2016...

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10 October 2017
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Author: Alan Bryden, Directeur de publication, DCAF, Genève (Suisse)

"La privatisation de la sécurité en Afrique - Défis et enseignements de la Côted'Ivoire, du Mali et du Sénégal", 2016...

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15 September 2017

Third Plenary Meeting of Montreux Document Forum: New mapping & contract tool offer guidance re human rights & security services

With the creation of the Montreux Document Forum (MDF) in 2014, participants established a platform for tackling their challenges in implementing the Montreux Document. On 27 and 28 April 2017, States, international organisations, and civil society...

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8 January 2017

Report on relationship between armed private security firms and violence in Latin American countries

Author: DCAF-UNLIREC

“Armed private security in Latin America and the Caribbean: Oversight and accountability in an evolving context”...

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14 April 2016
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Author: DCAF-CICR

“Respondiendo a los Desafíos de Seguridad y Derechos Humanos en Entornos Complejos – Guía Práctica, Segunda Edición”...

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3 July 2015
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Author: Maina Kiai, Relator de la ONU sobre derecho a la libertad de reunión pacífica y asociación

“Informe del Relator Especial sobre los derechos a la libertad de reunión pacífica y de asociación, Maina Kiai”...

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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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20 December 2012

ASIS Standard for Private Security Service Providers Overseas Adopted by UK

Author: ASIS International

The ANSI standard, Management System for Quality of Private Security Company Operations – Requirements with Guidance...has been adopted for use in the United Kingdom...[T]he...standard establishes an auditable mechanism for Private Security Service...

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1 December 2012

[PDF] The International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers - New Signatory Companies on 1 December 2012

Author: International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers

[New signatory companies on 1 December 2012 to the International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers are:] 3e Group...Altus Group...Any Risk Security Solutions...ASK International...ASK Security...Audeamus Security...Australian...

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