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Recommendations for Hiring Private Security Providers


Languages available: English, Spanish

Sources: DCAF, ICRC, Socios Peru, Peace Nexus

This tool provides corporate clients of private security providers (PSPs) with recommendations, good practices, checklists and performance indicators to help ensure the process of selecting, hiring and working with a PSP effectively integrates all relevant human rights considerations. The tool is divided into five sections: I. Solicitation, notice and bidding process; II. Evaluation of potential contractors; III. Award and development of the contract; IV. Monitoring, enforcement, and accountability; and V. Termination of the contract.

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