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18 March 2017

So. Africa: Security guards dismissed by Securitas during student protests in 2016 at UWC protest against dismissal; say students forced them to leave and not report for work

Author: Ashleigh Furlong, Ground Up (South Africa)

"Dismissed security guards demonstrate outside UWC", 14 March 2017...

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1 November 2013

[PDF] Global Framework Agreements in a Union-Hostile Environment: The Case of the USA

Author: Michael Fichter (Global Labour University of Germany) & Dimitris Stevis (Colorado State University), Friedrich Ebert Stiftung

Global Union Federations have made significant progress in advancing Global Framework Agreements that create arenas for labor relations based on the Core Labor Standards of the...ILO. These Agreements...are a means of setting minimum standards and...

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9 September 2013

[PDF] Business & human rights in Latin America & the Caribbean – A round-up of recent developments

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This briefing highlights reports from a range of sources about how businesses have impacted human rights, positively and negatively, in Latin America & the Caribbean over the past two years. The briefing refers to most countries in Latin America....

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9 September 2013
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Author: Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos

Este informe destaca los reportes de un variado rango de fuentes sobre los impactos (negativos y positivos) de las empresas sobre los derechos humanos en América Latina y el Caribe, en los dos últimos años. El informe hace referencia a la mayoría de...

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30 April 2013

[PDF] Private military & security companies & their impacts on human rights - Bulletin Issue 4

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Welcome to our fourth PMSC Bulletin. To assist those interested in private military & security companies (PMSCs) and their impacts on human rights, we publish this bulletin semi-annually to highlight key developments reported by NGOs, governments...

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9 April 2013

Private security firms attempt to fill a gap left by a weakened security apparatus [Egypt]

Author: Sarah Carr & Mohamad Adam, Egypt Independent

A new draft law on private security companies currently on the table is an attempt to regulate a sector that for more than 30 years has operated with almost no oversight. This past week, students at Misr International University, who were engaged in a...

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30 January 2013

Nestlé found liable over spying on NGO [Switzerland]

Author: James Shotter & Louise Lucas, Financial Times [UK]

A Swiss court last week ordered Nestlé and the Swiss security company Securitas AG to pay compensation following revelations that an infiltrator had attended “workgroup” meetings of Attac, an anti-globalisation group...A spokesman for Nestlé said the...

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28 January 2013
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Author: Sébastien Masteau, Perspectives Internationales [France]

Le recours aux Sociétés Militaires de Sécurité Privée (SMSP) semble avoir connu un tournant historique lors des récentes campagnes militaires en Afghanistan et en Irak…En termes juridiques, aucune disposition nationale n’interdit stricto sensu la...

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13 August 2012

[PDF] Second Session of the Open-ended Intergovernmental Working Group to consider the possibility of an international regulatory framework on the regulation, monitoring and oversight of the activities of private military and security companies -...

Author: International Commission of Jurists

[National] and international regulatory frameworks...show substantial normative and supervisory gaps and insufficiencies in the legal framework in order to create minimal conditions for improved respect of human rights and humanitarian law in the...

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19 June 2012
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Author: Europa Press

Más de 30 empresas españolas han firmado un convenio con el Ministerio de Sanidad, Asuntos Sociales e Igualdad para la sensibilización en materia de violencia de género y la inclusión laboral de las mujeres maltratadas… Las empresas firmantes del...

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