Category Archives: United Nations

UN Adopts Cuban Resolutions on Peace and Rejection of Mercenaries

UN Adopts Cuban Resolutions on Peace and Rejection of Mercenaries United Nations, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) The Third Committee of the UN General Assembly has adopted today by large majority two draft resolutions submitted by Cuba, which advocate for the … Continue reading

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Exploring PSC–military relations: Swedish officers and the private security sector in peace operations

Exploring PSC–military relations: Swedish officers and the private security sector in peace operations

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Contracting for Stability: The Potential Use of Private Military Contractors as a United Nations Rapid-Reaction Force

Contracting for Stability: The Potential Use of Private Military Contractors as a United Nations Rapid-Reaction Force

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Gender and the Globalisation of Violence: The Treacherous Terrain of Privatised Peacekeeping

Gender and the Globalisation of Violence: The Treacherous Terrain of Privatised Peacekeeping

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URGENT MEASURES NEEDED TO DETER MERCENARIES AND FOREIGN FIGHTERS AND PREVENT FURTHER VIOLENCE IN THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

URGENT MEASURES NEEDED TO DETER MERCENARIES AND FOREIGN FIGHTERS AND PREVENT FURTHER VIOLENCE IN THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC BANGUI/GENEVA, October 20, 2016  – The United Nations Working Group on mercenaries called on the Government of the Central African Republic (CAR) … Continue reading

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Barred From U.N. Work, Russian Contractors Are Back, Airdropping Aid in Syria

Middle East Barred From U.N. Work, Russian Contractors Are Back, Airdropping Aid in Syria By SOMINI SENGUPTA and SOPHIA KISHKOVSKYOCT. 21, 2016 Photo A street in Deir al-Zour, a government-controlled town in Syria, in 2013. Since April, an Abakan Air … Continue reading

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Contracting for Stability: The Potential Use of Private Military Contractors as a United Nations Rapid-Reaction Force

Contracting for Stability: The Potential Use of Private Military Contractors as a United Nations Rapid-Reaction Force

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The Externalization of Peacekeeping Policy, Responsibility, and Accountability

The Externalization of Peacekeeping Policy, Responsibility, and Accountability

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Contracting for Stability: The Potential use of Private Military Contractors as a United Nations Rapid-Reaction Force

Contracting for Stability: The Potential use of Private Military Contractors as a United Nations Rapid-Reaction Force

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UN’s Use of Private Military and Security Companies in Peacekeeping Operations-Is There a Legal Basis?

UN’s Use of Private Military and Security Companies in Peacekeeping Operations-Is There a Legal Basis?

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