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Intl. Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers (ICoC)

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28 November 2019

DCAF & Danish Institute for Human Rights produce guidance on private security sector in National Action Plans on business & human rights

Author: Danish Institute for Human Rights & DCAF - Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance

“Private security governance and National Action Plans (NAPS) on business and human rights”, 22 November 2019...

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9 September 2019

UN Working Group on the use of mercenaries highlights gendered human rights impacts of private military and security companies

Author: UN Human Rights Council (Geneva)

"Use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination", 29 July 2019...

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9 September 2019

UN Working Group on the use of mercenaries highlights the human rights impacts of the relationship between PMSCs and the extractive sector

Author: UN Human Rights Council (Geneva)

"Relationship between private military and security companies and the extractive industry from a human rights perspective. Report of the Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right...

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10 October 2017

Africa: A study highlights challenges related to PMSCs operating in Côte d'Ivoire, Mali and Senegal

Author: Alan Bryden (Ed.), DCAF, Geneva (Switzerland)

"The Privatisation of Security in Africa: Challenges and Lessons from Côte d'Ivoire, Mali and Senegal", 2016...

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10 October 2017
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Author: Alan Bryden, Directeur de publication, DCAF, Genève (Suisse)

"La privatisation de la sécurité en Afrique - Défis et enseignements de la Côted'Ivoire, du Mali et du Sénégal", 2016...

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6 July 2017

Human rights good practice note for business operating in areas with violent crime endorsed by UN Global Compact Working Group

Author: Lise Smit, UN Global Compact

"Human rights good practice for business operating in areas with violent crime," 31 May 2017...

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16 March 2017
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Author: Sylvain Besson, Le Temps (Suisse)

« Sous pression de Berne, les entreprises de sécurité privées sortent de l'ombre », 12 mars 2017...

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8 January 2017

Report on relationship between armed private security firms and violence in Latin American countries

Author: DCAF-UNLIREC

“Armed private security in Latin America and the Caribbean: Oversight and accountability in an evolving context”...

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19 December 2016

Release of US National Action Plan on Responsible Business Conduct

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5 October 2016

Intl. Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers’ Association (ICoCA) adopts new procedures to ensure good governance & access to remedy

Author: Intl. Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers’ Association (ICoCA)

"Responsible Private Security: Major progress towards an operational Code of Conduct,"...

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