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Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Interview: “Privatization of security by private security- and military companies”

On 15 and 16 November 2012, experts of the network “Privatization of security by private security- and military companies” met at BICC in Bonn. The network is supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG). Dr. Andrea Schneiker comments on the network’s main topics of research.

Dr. Andrea Schneiker

Eleven young researchers from Germany, Great Britain, Spain and Switzerland make up this network. On the occasion of the meeting at BICC, Susanne Heinke interviewed Dr. Andrea Schneiker who initiated the project proposal to the DFG.

 

Interview with Dr. Schneiker (in German)

 

BICC research on the topic of “Privatization of security”

Brief 45: Commercial Security and Development: Findings from Timor-Leste, Liberia and Peru (in English)

Focus 11: Dealing with Private Security Companies. Options for Development Cooperation in Timor-Leste, Liberia and Peru (in English)

Project: Commercial provision of security in development countries (in English)