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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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Dogs of war or tomorrow’s peacekeepers?: the role of mercenaries in the future management of conflict

Dogs of war or tomorrow’s peacekeepers?: the role of mercenaries in the future management of conflict

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In a perfect world we don’t need them or want them–but the world isn’t perfect”: the United Nations and the private arms

” In a perfect world we don’t need them or want them–but the world isn’t perfect”: the United Nations and the private arms

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Should Private Military Companies be used in UN Peace Operations?

Should Private Military Companies be used in UN Peace Operations? | E-IR   Wednesday November 25, 2015 – 08:32:13 The idea of using private military companies (“PMCs”) in UN peace operations gained traction in the mid-1990s, following the UN peacekeeping … Continue reading

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The Legality of the Use of Private Military and Security Companies in un Peacekeeping and Peace Enforcement Operations

The Legality of the Use of Private Military and Security Companies in un Peacekeeping and Peace Enforcement Operations Author: Mohamad Ghazi Janaby1 Source: Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studies, Volume 6, Issue 1, pages 147 – 187 Publication Year : … Continue reading

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Privatization of peacekeeping: UN’s institutional capacity to control Private Military and Security Companies

Privatization of peacekeeping: UN’s institutional capacity to control Private Military and Security Companies Abstract Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) are perceived as a cost-effective alternative to the national troops contributed by member states to the UN peacekeeping operations. This … Continue reading

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U.S. law – Ms. Laura Dickinson

United Nations 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 Laura A. Dickinson* Dec. 1, 2015 INTRODUCTION This paper surveys the landscape of … Continue reading

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Opening remarks by Ms. Elzbieta Karska, Chair of the Working Group

Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the rights of peoples to self-determination PANEL ON PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY COMPANIES: REGULATIONS AND NATIONAL EXPERIENCE Room IX, Palais des Nations, … Continue reading

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PANEL ON PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY COMPANIES: REGULATIONS AND NATIONAL EXPERIENCE

PANEL ON PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY COMPANIES: REGULATIONS AND NATIONAL EXPERIENCE Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the rights of peoples to self-determination PANEL ON PRIVATE MILITARY … Continue reading

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Panel Event December 2015: Regulation of private military and security companies

Panel Event Tuesday 1 December 2015, Room IX, Palais des Nations, Geneva Regulation of private military and security companies Are private military and security companies above the law? #BizHumanRights How can we ensure private miliary and security companies respect human … Continue reading

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