Daily Archives: February 18, 2016

Understanding How the Identity of International Aid Agencies and Their Approaches to Security Are Mutually Shaped

[Translate] Understanding How the Identity of International Aid Agencies and Their Approaches to Security Are Mutually Shaped

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Detention contractor Broadspectrum says it is best placed to run Nauru

[Translate] 15 Feb 2016 – 6:34pm Detention contractor Broadspectrum says it is best placed to run Nauru The centres have received harsh criticism. (AAP) Broadspectrum chief financial officer Vince Nicoletti believes his company is best placed to run the Nauru … Continue reading

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Fighting for foreigners

[Translate] Fighting for foreigners Sunday, February 14th, 2016 …………………………………………………………………………………………………… From the Nepali Press Editorial in Kantipur, 14 February Earlier this month India and Brunei signed a defense pact during a visit by Indian Vice President Mohammed Hamid Ansari to the … Continue reading

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The Impact of Security Privatization on Humanitarian Action

[Translate] The Impact of Security Privatization on Humanitarian Action

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Private Security Enters the Humanitarian Field

[Translate] Private Security Enters the Humanitarian Field

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ITF to pay for legal support of jailed Seaman Guard Ohio crew

[Translate] ITF to pay for legal support of jailed Seaman Guard Ohio crew January 27th, 2016 Sam Chambers Asia, Operations, Piracy 0 comments The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) is to pay for legal support for the court appeal of … Continue reading

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Armed guards to sail on vessels in Malaysia

[Translate] Armed guards to sail on vessels in Malaysia February 1st, 2016 Holly Birkett The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) says it will allow armed guards to travel on vessels transiting Malaysian waters. The guards will be placed on certain … Continue reading

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Capacity Gained—Accountability Lost? Establishing a Better Political and Regulatory Framework

[Translate] Capacity Gained—Accountability Lost? Establishing a Better Political and Regulatory Framework

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PMSC paper

[Translate] PMSC paper 12th February 2016 An anti-corruption pressure group has called for better regulation of private military and security companies (PMSCs) in the context of military conflicts. Transparency Germany has demanded that the awarding of contracts to PMSCs and … Continue reading

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