Preventing and Addressing Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

To mark the release of ICoCA’s ‘Guidelines for Private Security Providers on Preventing and Addressing Sexual Exploitation and AbuseICoCA convened a panel to consider what role private security companies should play in preventing and addressing sexual exploitation and abuse.

Among other questions, panelists considered:

  • Why is it important for private security companies to adopt policies to prevent and address sexual exploitation and abuse?
  • Which best practices, such as those stemming from the humanitarian world, could private security companies incorporate into their internal policies?
  • What are the recommendations included in the ICoCA Guidelines and how onerous is it for companies to implement them?
  • What is the role of states in promoting business compliance with preventing and addressing sexual exploitation and abuse requirements?

Panelists:
Frank Amoyaw, Chief Executive Officer, Landmark Security Ltd, Ghana
Lorraine Anderson, First Secretary for Legal Affairs, Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations, Switzerland
Lisa Reilly, Executive Director, European Interagency Security Forum, United Kingdom
Giuseppe Scirocco, Monitoring Officer, ICoCA, Switzerland

Moderator:
Chris Galvin, Head of Communications & Outreach, ICoCA, Switzerland

When: Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

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