Category Archives: United Nations

A study of peacekeeping, peace-enforcement and private military companies in Sierra Leone

[Translate] A study of peacekeeping, peace-enforcement and private military companies in Sierra Leone

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Peace at What Price? The Uncertain Costs of Privatised Peace Supoort Operations

[Translate] Peace at What Price? The Uncertain Costs of Privatised Peace Supoort Operations

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UN Adopts Cuban Resolutions on Peace and Rejection of Mercenaries

[Translate] 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 … Continue reading

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

[Translate] 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

[Translate] 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

[Translate] 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

[Translate] 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 … Continue reading

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

[Translate] 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 … Continue reading

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

[Translate] 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

[Translate] The Externalization of Peacekeeping Policy, Responsibility, and Accountability

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