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Working papers

Priv-War working papers are  available at the Academy of European Law WP collection.

WP 2009/01
Christine Bakker, Obligations of States to Prosecute Employees of Private Military and Security Companies for Serious Human Rights Violations

WP 2009/02
Simon Chesterman, ‘We Can’t Spy … If We Can’t Buy!’: The Privatization of Intelligence and the Limits of Outsourcing ‘Inherently Governmental Functions’

WP 2009/03
Carsten Hoppe, Passing the Buck: State Responsibility for Private Military Companies

WP 2009/04
Chia Lehnardt, Individual Liability of Private Military Personnel under International Criminal Law

WP 2009/05
Cédric Ryngaert, Litigating Abuses Committed by Private Military Companies

WP 2009/06
Mirko Sossai, Status of PMSC Personnel in the Laws of War: The Question of Direct Participation in Hostilities

WP 2009/07
Nigel D. White and Sorcha Macleod, EU Operations and Private Military Contractors:
Issues of Corporate and Institutional Responsibility

WP 2009/08
Ineta Ziemele, Human Rights Violations by Private Persons and Entities: The Case-Law of International Human Rights Courts and Monitoring Bodies

WP 2009/11
Eugenio Cusumano, Regulating Private Military and Security Companies: A Multifaceted and Multilayered Approach

WP 2009/12

Luisa Vierucci, The Role of Private Military and Security Companies in Non-international Armed Conflicts: Ius ad Bellum and Ius in Bello Issues

WP 2009/15
Veronika Bilkova, Members of Private Military companies and/as Unlawful Combatants?

WP 2009/16
Francesco Francioni and Federico Lenzerini, The Role of Human Rights in the Regulation of Private Military and Security Companies, General Report-Universal and Regional Systems: Latin-America, Africa and Asia

WP 2009/17
Ieva Kalnina and Ugis Zeltins, The Role of Human Rights in the Regulation of Private Military and Security Companies, General Report- The European System

WP 2009/18
Francesco Francioni, The Responsibility of the PMSC’s Home State for Human Rights Violations Arising from the Export of Private Military and Security Services

WP 2009/19
Carsten Hoppe, Positive Human Rights Obligations of the Hiring State in Connection with the Provision of Coercive Services by a PMSC

WP 2009/20
Christine Bakker, Private Military and Security Companies: Positive Human Rights Obligations of the Host State

WP 2009/21
Ana Filipa Vrdoljak, Cultural Rights: The Potential Impact of Private Military and Security Companies

WP 2009/22
Ana Filipa Vrdoljak, Women’s Rights: The Potential Impact of Private Military and Security Companies

WP 2009/23
Christine Bakker and Susanna Greijer, Children’s Rights: The Potential Impact of Private Military and Security Companies

WP 2009/24
Micaela Frulli, Immunity versus Accountability for Private Military and Security Companies and their Employees: Legal Hurdles or Political Snags?

WP 2009/25
Valentina Falco, The Role of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law in the EU and ESDP Legal Order

WP 2009/26
Nigel D. White, Institutional Responsibility for Private Military and Security Contractors

WP 2009/27
Sorcha MacLeod, Historical Precedents for Holding Corporations Responsible for Violations of International Law and Human Rights

WP 2009/28
Carsten Hoppe and Ottavio Quirico, Codes of Conduct for PMSCs: The State of Self-Regulation in the Industry

WP 2009/29
Sorcha MacLeod, with contributions from Scarlett McArdle, International Initiatives for Holding Corporations to Account and their Viability with regard to PSMCs

WP2010/1
Federico Lenzerini, The Interface of Human Rights Law and International Humanitarian Law in the Regulation of private Military and Security Companies

WP2010/2
Lucas Lixinski, Legal Implications of the Privatization of Cyber Warfare

WP2010/3
Ottavio Quirico, War Contexts: The Criminal Responsibility of Private Security Personnel

WP2010/4
Adam White, The Potential Impact of National-Level or EU-Level Regulation on PMSC Activities

WP2010/5
Marina Mancini, Private Military and Security Company Employees: Are They the Mercenaries of the Twenty-first Century?

WP 2010/7
Fabio Mini, Analysis of the Private Military & Security Companies

WP 2010/8
Elke Krahmann, Aida Abzhaparova, The Regulation of Private Military and Security Services in the European Union: Current Policies and Future Options