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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.

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Muchas gracias,
Phil Bloomer, Director Ejecutivo

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20 October 2010
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Autor(a): Nathan Hodge, Wall Street Journal

More than 20 private security firms are expected to sign an international code of conduct next month, as the controversial, fast-growing industry responds to a series of damaging setbacks. Companies that sign on to the industry-led effort at a Nov. 9...

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3 September 2010
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Autor(a): José Luis Gómez del Prado

[T]he independent experts of the UN Working Group on mercenaries have arrived to the logic conclusion that a new binding international legal instrument is necessary to regulate and monitor the activities of private military and security companies (PMSC...

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30 July 2010
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Autor(a): AFP

A US court has given approval for a lawsuit to proceed from 72 Iraqi nationals against a private contractor accused of complicity in the alleged abuse of detainees at the US-run Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq. US District Judge Peter Messitte ruled that the...

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21 May 2010
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Autor(a): David Isenberg, The Huffington Post

It was announced on Feb. 17 that Aegis Defence Services Ltd., headquaartered in London, won a multiple awardees contract award...to provide security consultancy services [for the 2012 Olympics]...Aegis...has been among the biggest firms in Iraq...One...

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19 May 2010
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Autor(a): Ulrike Joras and Adrian Schuster (eds.), Swisspeace

This paper looks at how local populations perceive Private Security Companies (PSCs) and what the impact of their activities may be on peoples’ every day lives, examining the two country cases, Afghanistan and Angola...The study suggests that PSCs...

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16 September 2009
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Autor(a): Centre on International Cooperation

The absence of effective oversight of the private security sector in Afghanistan undermines the credibility and safety of the Afghan government and the international stabilization effort... To date, regulation of PSCs in Afghanistan has been more...

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1 September 2009
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Autor(a): Terri Judd, The Independent [UK]

Paranoid, competitive and fuelled by guns, alcohol and steroids. That is how one senior contractor in Baghdad describes the private security industry operating in the city's Green Zone. It was the world to which Danny Fitzsimons, a 29-year-old former...

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15 August 2009
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Autor(a): Terri Judd and Tom Peck, The Independent [UK]

The private security industry regulator has promised to tighten vetting practices after The Independent revealed that the man accused of shooting dead two fellow security contractors in Iraq had a long history of psychiatric illness, was awaiting trial...

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11 August 2009
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11 August 2009
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Autor(a): The Times [UK]

A British security guard facing trial for murder in Iraq [said]...that a drunken brawl led to him shooting to death two colleagues...Danny Fitzsimons, an employee of the British security company ArmorGroup [part of G4S], was arrested in Baghdad...He...

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