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Visit our New Resource Library

The VPI website now offers a variety of resources in just one searchable space. The new Resource Library identifies key resources to support implementation of the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights (VPSHR), providing visitors with tools and knowledge in 9 thematic areas.

Read moreNovember 19, 2021

Request for Information for Strategic Review of the VPI

View information about the new RFI to obtain market information relating to the Strategic Review or Evaluation of the Voluntary Principles Initiative. Deadline for submission is November 12, 2021, at 12 noon EST.

Read moreOctober 18, 2021

Recording – Peru Working Group Project Presentation: Strengthening Regulation of Private Security in Peru

View the recording of the session on Strengthening Regulation of Private Security in Peru.

Read moreOctober 15, 2021

Register – Peru Working Group Project Presentation: Strengthening Regulation of Private Security in Peru

In this session, panelists from the IDEHPUCP will present an overview of their project “Private Security in Peru: Towards the Introduction of International Human Rights Standards”, funded by the Voluntary Principles Association.

Read moreOctober 1, 2021

Read the August 2021 Edition of the VPI Newsletter

The latest news about the Voluntary Principles Initiative are now available.

Read moreAugust 24, 2021

New Procedures for VPI Membership Applications

New applications will be assessed during two annual windows, in March and September of each year. The next due date for submission is no later than September 15, 2021.

Read moreJuly 14, 2021

Recording – Webinar VPs Risk Assessments: Trends in Security and Human Rights Risks and the Impact of COVID-19

Panelists provided insights into emerging security and human rights risks relating to COVID-19 restrictions, government responses, unemployment/social unrest, artisanal mining and organized criminal activity.

Read moreJune 15, 2021

Gender and Vulnerable Groups Project Enters Consultation Phase

The project will undertake analysis relating to the implementation of the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights (VPSHR) that is sensitive to gender considerations and the unique human rights risks faced by vulnerable groups.

Read moreMay 21, 2021

View the Recording – The Role of MSIs in Ensuring Human Rights Due Diligence on the Private Security Supply Chain

Panelists look at the role of the VPSHR and the ICoCA in providing effective human rights due diligence mechanisms to ensure that private security providers contracted by mining companies act responsibly.

Read moreMay 4, 2021
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