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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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20 September 2013
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Autor(a): International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers Association (ICoCA)

Founding Industry Members ACADEMI, AEGIS, AGEMA Svcs., Al Hurea, Al Thuraya Consultancy, Edinburgh Intl., Edson Tiger, Ekpedefsi Epikinonia, KK Security, Kryptais Group Intl., Pheonix Maritime Protection, Pilgrims Group, Plexus Consultancy, Special...

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19 September 2013
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Autor(a): Carey L. Biron, Inter Press Service (IPS)

Member governments, security companies and civil society organisations...formally created the first international body to be tasked with the monitoring and oversight of private military contractors’ adherence to human rights standards and international...

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30 July 2013

La privatización de la guerra: La ONU contrata a empresas de seguridad privadas en operaciones humanitarias y de paz

Autor(a): 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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26 June 2013
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Autor(a): Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre case profile for lawsuit against Blackwater over alleged extrajudicial killings of civilians and war crimes in Iraq.]

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30 April 2013
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Autor(a): Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Welcome to our fourth PMSC Bulletin. To assist those interested in private military & security companies (PMSCs) and their impacts on human rights, we publish this bulletin semi-annually to highlight key developments reported by NGOs, governments,...

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20 March 2013
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Autor(a): Christina Wilkie, Huffington Post

Until recently, many of the war's most controversial…U.S. contractors faced relatively few repercussions for their conduct in Iraq…But a handful of court rulings in the past two years have put big-name Iraq War contractors on the defensive against...

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28 January 2013
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Autor(a): David Isenberg, Huffington Post

Academi is about to release a new Code of Conduct, which should go a long way towards assuring people that when it comes to responsible ethical behavior, Academi is putting serious internal oversight where its mouth is...Academi's new code...runs 33...

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23 January 2013
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Autor(a): [Comment] Arjun Sethi, Guardian [UK]

The privatization of conflict is no longer a trend. It's the norm...Yet, the laws that govern this industry tell a different story. Instead of a transnational system with meaningful collaboration, we have a patchwork of state laws that allow companies...

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1 December 2012
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Autor(a): Academi

[scroll to page 10] ACADEMI is committed to providing high-quality services to its clients in a manner that complies with applicable national and international laws, and protects the safety, security, human rights, and fundamental freedoms of all...

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24 November 2012
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Autor(a): Richard Rousseau, Eurasia Review

Private Military Companies (PMCs), Private Security Companies (PSCs)...perform a variety of tasks in the areas of logistics, security, intelligence, and protection of persons, goods, and transport infrastructures. Such tasks were traditionally and...

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