Daily Archives: September 3, 2016

Designation of Contracting Officer’s Representatives and Oversight Framework Could Be Improved for Contracts in Afghanistan

[Translate]  Designation of Contracting Officer’s Representatives and Oversight Framework Could Be Improved for Contracts in Afghanistan

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Quarterly Highlights – UN Working Group on the use of mercenaries: NY panel, Human Rights Council, Exhibit

[Translate] Quarterly Highlights – UN Working Group on the use of mercenaries: NY panel, Human Rights Council, Exhibit Dear Colleagues, As part of its engagement with stakeholders, we are pleased to share with you in this message the highlights of … Continue reading

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Inspection of $14.6 Million Gardez Hospital

[Translate] Sep. 2, 2016 Today, SIGAR published an inspection report on the $14.6 million U.S.-funded Gardez Hospital. The inspection notes:

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Investigation Into Private Prisons Reveals Crowding, Under-Staffing And Inmate Deaths

[Translate] Investigation Into Private Prisons Reveals Crowding, Under-Staffing And Inmate Deaths By editor Listening… Copyright 2016 Fresh Air. To see more, visit Fresh Air. DAVE DAVIES, HOST: This is FRESH AIR. I’m Dave Davies, in for Terry Gross, who’s off … Continue reading

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First overseas ban for Swiss-based private security firm

[Translate] First overseas ban for Swiss-based private security firm Aug 23, 2016 – 08:58 Private security contractors are not allowed to provide mercenaries and any direct participation in an armed conflict is also banned (AFP) A Swiss-based private security contractor … Continue reading

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Iraq: British Contractor Killed Clearing Mines In Ramadi

[Translate] Iraq: British Contractor Killed Clearing Mines In Ramadi US company Janus Global Operations confirms the death of the contractor a month after Ramadi was liberated from Islamic State. 15:49, UK, Monday 22 August 2016 Iraqi forces seen just west … Continue reading

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