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Статья
17 September 2008
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Автор: Swiss Initiative, in Cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross, on Private Military and Security Companies

This document is the product of an initiative launched cooperatively by the Government of Switzerland and the International Committee of the Red Cross. It was developed with the participation of governmental experts from [17 countries]...The...

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4 September 2008
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Автор: Annabel Short, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

The human rights challenges posed by the increasing privatization of security are immense. Yet in some respects the space for addressing these challenges is opening up. High-profile incidents such as the 16 September 2007 killings involving...

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Статья
1 September 2008
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Автор: CICR [Comité international de la Croix-Rouge]

...Le document de Montreux, non contraignant sur le plan juridique, expose pour la première fois des mesures détaillées et pratiques visant à aider les États à se conformer au droit international humanitaire et à assurer le respect des droits de l...

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30 June 2008
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Автор: United Nations

...The existence of a zone of de facto impunity for killings by private contractors operating in Iraq and elsewhere has been tolerated for far too long. Government officials with whom I met acknowledged this lack of accountability, and it now seems to...

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17 April 2008
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Автор: International Committee of the Red Cross

At a three-day meeting in Montreux, Switzerland, which ended on 16 April, experts from 18 countries agreed that States and also companies and their employees have clear obligations under international humanitarian law when engaged in situations marked...

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История
17 April 2008
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17 April 2008
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Автор: International Committee of the Red Cross

As more military and security tasks are “outsourced” to private firms, questions arise as to what rules govern their behaviour in conflict situations. ICRC legal adviser Cordula Droege comments on an initiative by the Swiss government to promote...

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28 January 2008
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Автор: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[New section on the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre website:] [I]nitiative by the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) of the Swiss government and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on private military and security...

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6 August 2007
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Автор: International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

The vice-president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Mr Olivier Vodoz, and the commander of the Swiss armed forces, Lt-Gen Christophe Keckeis, are opening a workshop on international humanitarian law in Geneva today...The ICRC...

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Статья
19 March 2007
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Автор: Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (Switzerland) & International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Switzerland commits, at international level, to ensuring that private military and security companies operating in areas of conflict show greater respect for international law and human rights. The Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) and the...

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