Category Archives: Europe

Silver linings

Security businesses in Europe Silver linings Migration, terrorism and austerity help contractors to prosper Jun 25th 2016 | PARIS | From the print edition A leg up for security firms REFUGEES arriving on Aegean islands are whisked to “hotspots”—registration centres … Continue reading

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Security for Sale! On Selling What Cannot be Bought

Security for Sale! On Selling What Cannot be Bought by Erik de Lange Essentially, all things security are nowadays up for sale. From spy gadgets to state-of-the-art optometric surveillance systems, a large and booming market facilitates trade in trinkets and … Continue reading

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[SEDE] Committee on Security and Defence (B5)

[SEDE] Committee on Security and Defence (B5) Olivier Van Poppel Committee President Belgium Agnès Türk Committee Co-President Luxembourg The Issue Private security companies are often used by governments because they can provide specialized services using state-of-the-art technology. To what extent … Continue reading

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Ukraine: UN experts urge accountability for human rights violations by foreign fighters

Ukraine: UN experts urge accountability for human rights violations by foreign fighters Men from the village of Nikishine in Donetsk, Ukraine are covering the roof with UNHCR plastic sheet delivered by Czech NGO People in Need. Photo: Iva Zimova, People … Continue reading

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Private security company contracted to ‘assist’ gardaí in Dublin

Private security company contracted to ‘assist’ gardaí in Dublin Micad Security deployed around Temple Bar at cost of €15,000 Thu, Mar 17, 2016, 10:33 Updated: Thu, Mar 17, 2016, 18:12 Colin Gleeson Video Images Dublin City Council hired a private … Continue reading

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UN Working Group on the use of mercenaries on fact-finding visit to Ukraine

UN Working Group on the use of mercenaries on fact-finding visit to Ukraine GENEVA (10 March 2016) – A delegation of the United Nations Working Group on the use of mercenaries, composed of human rights experts Patricia Arias and  Saeed … Continue reading

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Afghanistan and the Privatisation of Security in the Czech Republic

Afghanistan and the Privatisation of Security in the Czech Republic

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The Turkish State As A “Neoliberal Leviathan” Under the AKP Rule: The Case Of Private Security Companies

The Turkish State As A “Neoliberal Leviathan” Under the AKP Rule: The Case Of Private Security Companies

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Private Military and Security Companies: il caso italiano nel contest internazionale

Private Military and Security Companies: il caso italiano nel contest internazionale

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From Military Vessel Protection to Private Security Companies: The Italian Anti-piracy Approach

From Military Vessel Protection to Private Security Companies: The Italian Anti-piracy Approach

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