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The Use of PMSCs by the United Nations in Times of Armed Conflict, Application of IHL and Responsibility Matters

[Translate] The Use of PMSCs by the United Nations in Times of Armed Conflict, Application of IHL and Responsibility Matters

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Report of the 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

[Translate] Report of the 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, 20 July 2017

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UN Expert Group On The Use Of Mercenaries To Visit Ghana

[Translate] UN Expert Group On The Use Of Mercenaries To Visit Ghana Cynthia Prah GENEVA (7 December 2017) – A delegation of the United Nations Working Group on the use of mercenaries will conduct an official country visit to Ghana, … Continue reading

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Extension of the deadline for applications for 3 vacancies of the Working Group on the use of Mercenaries

[Translate] Dear Madam/Sir, Please note the deadline for application for the 3 positions (namely, member from African States, from Eastern European States, and from Latin American and Caribbean States) in the Working Group on the use of mercenaries to be … Continue reading

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

[Translate] UN’s Use of Private Military and Security Companies in Peacekeeping Operations – Is There a Legal Basis?

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Report of the 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 on its mission to the CAR

[Translate] Report of the 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 on its mission to the CAR (A/HRC/36/47/Add.1) (Advance unedited version) Report … Continue reading

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The status of private military security companies in united nations peacekeeping operations under the international law of armed conflict

[Translate] The status of private military security companies in united nations peacekeeping operations under the international law of armed conflict

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Human Rights Council begins interactive dialogue on use of mercenaries and on hazardous wastes

[Translate] Human Rights Council begins interactive dialogue on use of mercenaries and on hazardous wastes … Presenting his report, Gabor Rona, Chairperson-Rapporteur of the Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding … Continue reading

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20 July 2017, Report of the 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

[Translate] 20 July 2017, Report of the 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

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UN expert panel: Establish regulation for private military and security companies

[Translate] UN expert panel: Establish regulation for private military and security companies TIMOCI VULA Sunday, September 17, 2017 + Enlarge this image Head of the UN Working Group on the use of mercenaries Gabor Rona. Picture: UN Multimedia Update: 12:56PM … Continue reading

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