Daily Archives: December 15, 2015

Privatization of peacekeeping: UN’s institutional capacity to control Private Military and Security Companies

[Translate] Privatization of peacekeeping: UN’s institutional capacity to control Private Military and Security Companies Abstract Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) are perceived as a cost-effective alternative to the national troops contributed by member states to the UN peacekeeping operations. … Continue reading

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Presentation by Paul Gibson Director SCEG on 1st December 2015

[Translate] Presentation by Paul Gibson Director SCEG on 1st December 2015

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Cybersecurity and Cyberwarfare as Emerging Gaps in Private Military and Security Company Regulation: Thoughts for the UN Working Group on the Use of Mercenaries

[Translate] Cybersecurity and Cyberwarfare as Emerging Gaps in Private Military and Security Company Regulation: Thoughts for the UN Working Group on the Use of Mercenaries

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The UK and the Regulation of PMSCs

[Translate] The UK and the Regulation of PMSCs

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WORKING GROUP ON MERCERNARIES PRESENTATION BY DCAF

[Translate] WORKING GROUP ON MERCERNARIES PRESENTATION BY DCAF Good morning ladies and gentlemen, I am honored to be here today representing the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed forces, better known by its acronym DCAF, which for those … Continue reading

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The Regulatory Framework of PMSCs in South Africa

[Translate] WORKING GROUP ON THE USE OF MERCENARIES AS A MEANS OF VIOLATING HUMAN RIGHTS AND IMPEDING THE EXERCISE OF THE RIGHTS OF PEOPLES TO SELD-DETERMINATION PANEL ON PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY COMPANIES: REGULATIONS AND NATIONAL EXPERIENCE Room IX, Palais … Continue reading

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U.S. law – Ms. Laura Dickinson

[Translate] United Nations Working Group on the Use of Mercenaries as a Means of Violating Human Rights and Impeding the Exercise of the Right of Peoples to Self-Determination Laura A. Dickinson* Dec. 1, 2015 INTRODUCTION This paper surveys the landscape … Continue reading

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Opening remarks by Ms. Elzbieta Karska, Chair of the Working Group

[Translate] Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the rights of peoples to self-determination PANEL ON PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY COMPANIES: REGULATIONS AND NATIONAL EXPERIENCE Room IX, Palais des … Continue reading

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PANEL ON PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY COMPANIES: REGULATIONS AND NATIONAL EXPERIENCE

[Translate] PANEL ON PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY COMPANIES: REGULATIONS AND NATIONAL EXPERIENCE Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the rights of peoples to self-determination PANEL ON PRIVATE … Continue reading

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Panel Event December 2015: Regulation of private military and security companies

[Translate] Panel Event Tuesday 1 December 2015, Room IX, Palais des Nations, Geneva Regulation of private military and security companies Are private military and security companies above the law? #BizHumanRights How can we ensure private miliary and security companies respect … Continue reading

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