Tag Archives: Europe

MPRI offers settlement to the Serbs from Krajina over operation “Storm”

MPRI offers settlement to the Serbs from Krajina over operation “Storm” By InSerbia with agencies – Jan 25, 2015  American company MPRI, sued by Serbs from Krajina before the court in Chicago, accused of being an advisor of the Croatian … 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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Realizing the market-state: Military transformation and security outsourcing in Sweden

Realizing the market-state: Military transformation and security outsourcing in Sweden

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Who governs Norwegian maritime security: Public facilitation of private security in a fragmented security environment

Who governs Norwegian maritime security: Public facilitation of private security in a fragmented security environment

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The European arms dealers profiting from the refugee crisis

The European arms dealers profiting from the refugee crisis Press release Amsterdam, 4 July 2016 –  The European arms industry, involved in selling arms to the Middle East, is the same one now profiting from militarising EU’s borders, reveals a … Continue reading

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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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