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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 NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA THESIS Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited by Huseyin Yigit September 2013 Thesis Co-Advisors: Anne Marie Baylouny Sophal Ear

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Privatizing security: talking with Lou Pingeot

Privatizing security: talking with Lou Pingeot Lou Pingeot and David Torres Pascual 5 November 2014 National security entrusted to the market’s private military and security companies can only address the symptoms, not the causes, of war and insecurity. Interview. A … Continue reading

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The Privatisation of ‘the Core Business of UN Peacekeeping Operations’: any Legal Limit?

“The Privatisation of ‘the Core Business of UN Peacekeeping Operations’: any Legal Limit?“, forthcoming in International Community Law Review, 2014 Added by Mirko Sossai Abstract: The purpose of the present analysis is to investigate whether the law of collective security … Continue reading

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Blackwater convictions spotlight need for treaty on private security UN experts

Blackwater convictions spotlight need for treaty on private security UN experts India Blooms News Service 28 October 2014 New York, Oct 28 (IBNS): The United Nations working group on the use of mercenaries today appealed for stronger global regulations of … Continue reading

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The Privatisation of ‘the Core Business of UN Peacekeeping Operations’: any Legal Limit?

Forthcoming “The Privatisation of ‘the Core Business of UN Peacekeeping Operations’: any Legal Limit?”, forthcoming in International Community Law Review, 2014 Uploaded by Mirko Sossai Abstract: The purpose of the present analysis is to investigate whether the law of collective … Continue reading

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A Tour De Horizon of Issues on the Agenda of the Mercenaries Working Group

A Tour De Horizon of Issues on the Agenda of the Mercenaries Working Group Gabor Rona Human Rights First ; Columbia Law School ; UN Mercenaries Working Group June 13, 2013 Minnesota Journal of International Law, Vol. 22, p. 324, … Continue reading

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‘United Nations Begins Mercenaries Involvement in Cote d’Ivoire Civil Conflict’

‘United Nations Begins Mercenaries Involvement in Cote d’Ivoire Civil Conflict’ All Africa By by Benjamin B. Tegbeh 7 October 2014 11:15, Oct 07, 2014 (The New Republic Liberia/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — The Working Group of the United … Continue reading

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Why is the United Nations doing business with G4S, notorious prison supplier?

Why is the United Nations doing business with G4S, notorious prison supplier? Kali Rubaii for Friends of Sabeel—North America on September 27, 2014 An Open Letter to United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon: In early September, I accompanied an Iraqi … Continue reading

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Human rights / Mercenaries: UN expert group launches first official visit to Côte d’Ivoire

Human rights / Mercenaries: UN expert group launches first official visit to Côte d’Ivoire African Press Organization 2 October 2014 04:34 GENEVA, Switzerland, October 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The United Nations Working Group on the use of mercenaries … Continue reading

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Stop Foreign Mercenaries Waging Terror On the World, Says President Kenyatta

Stop Foreign Mercenaries Waging Terror On the World, Says President Kenyatta [press release] All Africa By by Jibril Adan 25 September 2014 07:04 New York, Sep 25, 2014 (Kenya Presidency/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — -President Uhuru Kenyatta has … Continue reading

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