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The Privatisation of Military and Security Functions and Human Rights: Comments on the UN Working Group’s Draft Convention

The Privatisation of Military and Security Functions and Human Rights: Comments on the UN Working Group’s Draft Convention

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Robust UN Peacekeeping and Private Military and Security Companies

Robust UN Peacekeeping and Private Military and Security Companies May 4th, 2015 By  Darja Schildknecht The United Nations, functioning as the world’s main keeper for international peace and security, deployed its first United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in 1948 to monitor … 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 Subjects: International Law … Continue reading

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Implementers or Governors?

Implementers or Governors? The Expanding Role for Private Military and Security Companies within the Peace Operations Network Author: Åse Gilje Østensen1 Source: International Community Law Review, Volume 16, Issue 4, pages 423 – 442 Subjects: International Law Publication Year : … Continue reading

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The Legal Status of Employees of Private Military/Security Companies Participating in UN Peacekeeping Operations

The Legal Status of Employees of Private Military/Security Companies Participating in UN Peacekeeping Operations Copyright (c) 2015 Northwestern University, School of LawNorthwestern University Journal of International Human Rights 13 Nw. U. J. Int’l Hum. Rts. 82 Author Mohamad Ghazi Janaby … Continue reading

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Kidnapped contractors freed in DR Congo

Congo | 28 April 2015 23:20 CET Kidnapped contractors freed in DR Congo By AFP A UN armoured vehicle on October 23, 2014 in Beni, DR Congo. By Alain Wandimoyi (AFP/File) Kinshasa (AFP) – Three subcontractors for the United Nations’ … Continue reading

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The Use of Private Force by the United Nations to Coercively Prevent or Halt Gross Violations of the ‘Responsibility to Protect’ Doctrine

The Use of Private Force by the United Nations to Coercively Prevent or Halt Gross Violations of the ‘Responsibility to Protect’ Doctrine Author: Morgan Riley1 Source: Global Responsibility to Protect, Volume 5, Issue 2, pages 215 – 232 Subjects: Human … 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? Authors: Sossai, Mirko1 mirko.sossai@uniroma3.it International Community Law Review. 2014, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p405-422. 18p.Document Terms:*PRIVATIZATION *PEACEKEEPING forces *PRIVATE security services *PRIVATE military companies *HUMANITARIAN law *PEACEBUILDING … Continue reading

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The UN guidelines on the use of armed guards: Recommendations for improvement

The UN guidelines on the use of armed guards: Recommendations for improvement

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AAR Awarded Contract for Airlift Charter Services with UN

AAR Awarded Contract for Airlift Charter Services with UN News Staff posted on March 19, 2015 19:38 (Wood Dale, Ill., March 19, 2015) – AAR (NYSE: AIR) announces that AAR Airlift has been awarded a contract by the United Nations … Continue reading

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