The Invisible Force. Lessons for an international regulation

InvisibleForce_CoverPMSCs are already a key player in the fight against terrorism and contemporary armed conflicts, but the control and regulation of this sector has not accompanied this growth process. The result is being an increasing impact on the human rights of local communities where they operate and the establishment of an architecture of impunity. This report includes a comparative analysis of the development of private corporations of the military and securitarian in 3 different contexts: Colombia, Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territories. It also raises key recommendations for governments, international organizations and civil society to effectively regulate these businesses.

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