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Bienvenido/a al Centro de Información.

Nuestra misión es trabajar con quienes -desde la sociedad civil, las empresas o los gobiernos- abordan las asimetrías de poder, buscan la remediación por abusos y aseguran la protección de las personas y del planeta.

Tanto las empresas como las comunidades afectadas nos dan las gracias por los recursos y el apoyo que les brindamos, respectivamente.

Ello es únicamente posible por tu apoyo. Por favor, haz tu donación ahora.

Muchas gracias,
Phil Bloomer, Director Ejecutivo

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18 January 2013
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Autor(a): BBC News

Former soldier...Joseph Davidson...is seeking £1.7m in damages from Aegis Defence Services. The High Court in London was told Mr Davidson had to train in full kit while carrying a colleague and equipment weighing 350lbs. His lawyers said the exercise...

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17 January 2013
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Autor(a): Adam Zagorin, Project On Government Oversight (POGO)

Private guards responsible for protecting...the [US] embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan...say security weaknesses have left it dangerously vulnerable to attack. In interviews and written communications with the Project On Government Oversight (POGO),...

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5 December 2012
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Autor(a): European Union Permanent Delegation to the UN in Geneva

The EU remains fully committed in this phase of implementation of the Guiding Principles: the EU will continue to take tangible steps to further develop its policy. The EU will play an active role in the regional forums to be organised under the aegis...

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23 June 2012
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Autor(a): PTI, in Outlook [India]

[T]o promote education in Odisha, Tata Steel has provided assistance to more than 200 schools…[by] repairing and constructing buildings and boundary walls and distributed desks and benches…[and has extended the] Jyoti Fellowship Awards to the students...

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7 November 2011
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Autor(a): Alliance Sud

More than 50 Swiss organizations launched a campaign for Corporate Justice in early November. They are calling on the government and parliament for binding rules to ensure that companies headquartered in Switzerland observe human rights and...

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12 October 2011
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Autor(a): Frederic Merat, Associated Press

Switzerland wants to banish mercenary firms and tighten the rules for private security companies based in the country in a bid to safeguard its tradition of neutrality, the government said...A draft bill submitted to parliament would ban Swiss-based...

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1 March 2011

[PDF] Hacia la regulación internacional de las empresas militares y de seguridad privadas

Autor(a): José L. Gómez del Prado y Helena Torroja Mateu

La proliferación de empresas militares y de seguridad privadas (EMSP)...es un fenómeno contemporáneo alarmante...Estas empresas se han convertido en el brazo armado de algunos Estados, de beligerantes y otros entes no estatales que actúan con total...

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1 January 2011
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Autor(a): Åse Gilje Østensen, Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF)

[M]ost analysts and commentators acknowledge that several members of the UN family contract PMSCs on a more or less regular basis. Similarly, the practice of UN humanitarian organisations buying services from PMSCs is also well known among observers.....

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9 November 2010
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Autor(a): Melik Özden, CETIM's Human Rights Programme, Permanent representative to the U.N.

The aim of this Report is to analyse the problems posed by mercenarism. We also describe the measures already taken or proposed, in particular within the United Nations, to stamp out this phenomenon which has a detrimental impact on the enjoyment of...

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24 October 2010
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Autor(a): James Glanz and Andrew W Lehren, New York Times

Even now — with many contractors discredited for unjustified shootings and a lack of accountability amply described in the documents [300,000 classified military documents made public by WikiLeaks] — the [US] military cannot do without them. There are...

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