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United Nations Intervention in Civil Conflicts and the Utility of Private Military Security Companies

United Nations Intervention in Civil Conflicts and the Utility of Private Military Security Companies

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Addressing the accountability challenges of international policing in peace support operations

Addressing the accountability challenges of international policing in peace support operations

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Preliminary findings by the UN Working Group on the use mercenaries on his Mission to Ukraine

Preliminary findings by the UN Working Group on the use mercenaries on his Mission to Ukraine KYIV, UKRAINE (18 March 2016) Ms Olga Patricia Arias Barriga, member of the Working Group: I would like to present the preliminary findings of … Continue reading

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UN Working Group on the use mercenaries Mission to European Union institutions: Preliminary findings

UN Working Group on the use mercenaries Mission to European Union institutions: Preliminary findings Brussels, Belgium (29 April 2016) The Working Group on the use of mercenaries, represented by Chairperson Ms. Elzbieta Karska, undertook a visit to the European Union … Continue reading

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Privatised Peacekeeping?

Privatised Peacekeeping? May 13, 2016 · by Deane-Peter Baker · in Militarisation, Peacekeeping Challenges and the Responsibility to Protect (R2P). · Over 10 years ago, the Cathedral Peak Hotel, which nestles among the peaks of South Africa’s majestic Drakensburg Mountains, … Continue reading

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Towards the use of the private military companies in the United Nations Peacekeeping operations

Towards the use of the private military companies in the United Nations Peacekeeping operations

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Introduction: The Use of Private Military and Security Companies by the United Nations

Introduction: The Use of Private Military and Security Companies by the United Nations

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Ukraine / Foreign armed actors: UN expert group urges accountability for human rights violations

Ukraine / Foreign armed actors: UN expert group urges accountability for human rights violations Russian | Ukrainian KYIV / GENEVA (22 March 2016) The United Nations Working Group on mercenaries called on the Government of Ukraine to ensure accountability for … 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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For a fistful of dollars: it is a fact that no one has been denying: the United Nations interacts with mercenaries, although they are carefully re-named “private military companies” so as not to upset diplomatic susceptibilities

For a fistful of dollars: it is a fact that no one has been denying: the United Nations interacts with mercenaries, although they are carefully re-named “private military companies” so as not to upset diplomatic susceptibilities Celhia de Lavarene New … Continue reading

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