The privatization of security refers to the increasingly popular trend whereby business entities provide military and security services that were once monopolized by the
Reports-Published dateSaturday, October 2, 2010 - 04:00
Involvement of the private security sector in African conflicts, peacekeeping and humanitarian assistance operations : final technical report (3 November 2008 – 3 May 2012)
Unregulated privatization of Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) poses many challenges to the attainment of African peace and security.Published dateMonday, January 2, 2012 - 05:00
Summary report of the Seminar on Role of the Private Security Sector in African Conflicts, ISS Conference Room, Pretoria, 22 June 2009
Although the militaries of developing states are willing to assist in peacekeeping operations they do not have enough resources and are unlikely to be successful.Published dateFriday, January 2, 2009 - 05:00
Involvement of the Private Security Sector in African Conflicts, Peacekeeping and Humanitarian Assistance Operations
In 2006, the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) undertook a project entitled Regulation of the Private Security Sector in Africa that was supported by IDRC under project 103396.