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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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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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1 December 2008
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Autor(a): Nils Rosemann, published by Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF)

This study aims to illustrate patterns of behavioural rules derived from corporate obligations, and to deduce from these a draft Code of Conduct (CoC) for Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs). The purpose of a Code of Conduct for [PMSCs] is...

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15 March 2008

El Gobierno británico, bajo presión para regular a los mercenarios

Autor(a): Terra Actualidad - EFE

[E]l Gobierno británico está bajo presión para regular la actividad de los mercenarios de empresas de seguridad privadas que operan en zonas de conflicto…La ONG 'War on want', dedicada a luchar contra la pobreza y la injusticia derivadas de la...

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18 February 2008
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Autor(a): War on Want

Foreign secretary David Miliband…faces a legal challenge over his failure to ensure democratic control over private military companies...The challenge, from...War on Want, follows mounting reports of human rights abuse by mercenaries employed by...

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Artículo
18 February 2008
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Autor(a): Richard Norton-Taylor, Guardian [UK]

David Miliband, the foreign secretary,…faces a legal challenge over the government's failure to introduce a law to regulate private military and security companies. The move, by lawyers acting for the charity War on Want, follows a…number of reports of...

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16 January 2008
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Autor(a): Elana Schor, Guardian [UK]

The US government has the legal authority to prosecute private contractors for crimes they commit in Iraq but often declines to use it, according to a report released today by…Human Rights First…The behaviour of contractors for Blackwater and other...

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16 January 2008
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Autor(a): Human Rights First

This report examines the dramatically expanded role of private security contractors (PSCs) in Iraq and Afghanistan. It describes the failure of the U.S. government to effectively control their actions, and in particular the inability or unwillingness...

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6 December 2007
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Autor(a): Julian Joyce, BBC

The British Association of Private Security Companies (BAPSC) was gathering for its annual conference in London..."to raise the standards of operation of its members and this emergent industry". Outside in the drizzle stood a small band of protesters...

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1 September 2007
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Autor(a): Jean S. Renouf, Coordinator of the European Interagency Security Forum

Within the framework of the debates regarding the concept of protection, this paper examines whether private security companies have a role to play in ensuring the physical security of local populations and whether they can improve the security...

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