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Putting private security regulation into practice: sharing good practices on procurement and contracting

20 May, 2016



This study highlights good practices and clarifies the landscape of existing procurement and contracting systems in international organisations and states.

The study: 1) summarises relevant existing instruments related to human rights-based procurement of private security companies; 2) outlines the essential stages of a procurement process, and; 3) shares good practices from selected case studies. Through this, the study aims to support the development and implementation of procurement and contracting policies based on international human rights standards.