Private security personnel working in conflict and post-conflict states are tasked with securing property and people in highly complex environments and challenging situations. So what training do guards get to ensure professional conduct that respects human rights and international humanitarian law?
ICoCA convened an expert panel to consider the challenges and opportunities in ensuring private security personnel operating in complex environments around the world are trained for the job. Among other questions panelists considered:
May 18, 2021
Michael Center, Chair, ASIS International Extremism and Political Instability Community & Security Adviser, UNDSS
Diana M. Concannon, Associate Provost, Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships, Dean, California School of Forensic Studies, Director, California Psychology Internship Consortium, Alliant International University, President, National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology
Jean Kerson Julmeus, Chargé de Projets, Professional Security Services S.A.
Gina Menghini, Project Officer, International Code of Conduct Association (ICoCA)
Kevin E. Palacios, Director International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO), Hispanoamérica
Chris Galvin, Head of Communications & Outreach, ICoCA