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Article
1 July 2015
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Auteur: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

PMSC Bulletin Issue number 7 – 1 Jul 2015: Private Military & Security Companies and their impacts on human rights: Recent developments...

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18 March 2015
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Article
13 March 2015
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Auteur: William Daly of Control Risks, Forbes (USA)

'In Hostile Environments, A New Weapon: Ethics', 3 Mar 2015...

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Article
30 September 2014
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Auteur: Irene Pietropaoli, co-Director Measuring Business & Human Rights and PhD candidate at the Law school of Middlesex University, London

Private security companies (PSCs) often operate in areas of conflict or weak governance...[G]overnments and industry representatives, sometimes with civil society’s participation, have developed several guidelines and codes of conduct that seek PSCs c...

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Article
17 April 2013
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Auteur: Oxfam America

Oxfam America has announced that it will be leaving the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights...“Our decision stems in large part from our frustration at the lack of meaningful progress in independent assurance, despite more than ten years...

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Article
25 January 2013
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Auteur: Christine Bader (Institute for the Study of Human Rights, Columbia University), Al Jazeera Opinion

Security measures focused solely on 'lock and key' principles won't prevent further crises...The Voluntary Principles [on Security and Human Rights] spell out how companies should conduct risk assessments and interact with both public and private...

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Article
1 January 2013
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Auteur: Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights

Voluntary Principles Participants aim to: promote the provision of security in a manner that respects human rights; continue to focus on implementing the principles on the ground; increase host government and country outreach; increase the number of...

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Article
10 November 2011
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Auteur: Krista Hendry, Fund for Peace & Diana Klein, Intl. Alert

While the Voluntary Principles on Security & Human Rights have grown over the past ten years to include 7 governments, 18 companies, and 9 NGOs, there has been too little focus on national‐level implementation within the countries that have...

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Article
16 September 2011
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Auteur: Voluntary Principles on Security & Human Rights

Participants in the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights...gathered in Ottawa, Ontario, for an Extraordinary Plenary Meeting on September 15-16, 2011. During the meeting, the Plenary took a number of key steps...[The] Plenary:...

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15 September 2011
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Auteur: Toolkit developed and co-financed by ICMM, IFC and IPIECA, with support from the Intl. Committee of the Red Cross

A consortium of leading global organizations today launched a first-of-its-kind practical guide to help companies maintain operational security while ensuring respect for human rights and humanitarian law. The Implementation Guidance Tools to the...

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