Daily Archives: December 13, 2013

France to Allow Private Security on Ships

[Translate] December 03, 2013 France to Allow Private Security on Ships By MarEx France is to allow private armed guards to protect its shipping fleet against pirates, the government said on Tuesday.   France is one of the main contributors to an … Continue reading

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India tells Galle Dialogue: Regulate ‘private maritime security’ onboard vessels now

[Translate] India tells Galle Dialogue: Regulate ‘private maritime security’ onboard vessels now November 26, 2013, 9:25 pm Defence Secy Rajapaksa with Admiral Joshi By Shamindra Ferdinando India is strongly pushing for an international regulatory mechanism to stem the proliferation of … Continue reading

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Solace Global and Bournemouth & Poole College launch Maritime Security Operative course

[Translate]   Solace Global and Bournemouth & Poole College launch Maritime Security Operative course   Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013 Solace Global, the world’s most trusted provider of security in maritime, offshore and land-based environments, has partnered with Bournemouth & Poole … Continue reading

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Acting Responsibly? Federal Contractors Frequently Put Workers’Lives and Livelihoods at Risk

[Translate] United States Senate HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR, AND PENSIONS COMMITTEE Tom Harkin, Chairman   Acting Responsibly? Federal Contractors Frequently Put Workers’Lives and Livelihoods at Risk   Majority Committee Staff Report December 11, 2013

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Military Contractors Face High Rates of Mental Illness

[Translate] Military Contractors Face High Rates of Mental Illness By Rick Nauert PhD Senior News Editor Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on December 13, 2013 A new study discovers private contractors who worked in Iraq, Afghanistan or other conflict … Continue reading

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Report: Private Military Contractors Suffer PTSD More Than Soldiers

[Translate] Report: Private Military Contractors Suffer PTSD More Than Soldiers By Drake Bennett December 13, 2013 A new report from the Rand Corp. has found that private military contractors who work in conflict zones suffer higher rates of post-traumatic stress … Continue reading

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NCIS agent implicated in Navy’s ‘Fat Leonard’ scandal to plead guilty

[Translate] NCIS agent implicated in Navy’s ‘Fat Leonard’ scandal to plead guilty By Craig Whitlock, Published: December 12 A senior law enforcement agent accused of taking bribes in a Navy corruption scandal has agreed to plead guilty and cooperate with investigators, … Continue reading

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Humanitarian action and the private sector: The UN Guiding Principles

[Translate] Humanitarian action and the private sector: The UN Guiding Principles Kateri Carmola 10 December 2013 Last week in Geneva, the UN hosted its second annual forum on Business and Human Rights. Over three days, nearly 2000 representatives from NGOs, … Continue reading

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Private military/security companies: Rules should be implemented

[Translate] Private military/security companies: Rules should be implemented 11-12-2013 Statement Keynote address by Christine Beerli, vice-president of the ICRC, Montreux +5 Conference, Montreux, Switzerland, 11-13 December 2013. Monsieur le Conseiller fédéral Didier Burkhalter, Excellences, Mesdames et Messieurs les représentants des … Continue reading

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ICRC frets over rules for private security contractors

[Translate] ICRC frets over rules for private security contractors Dec. 12, 2013 at 12:57 PM MONTREUX, Switzerland, Dec. 12 (UPI) — The International Committee of the Red Cross said there are some legal issues on the battlefields of Somalia and … Continue reading

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