15 August 2005
SALW and Private Security Companies in South Eastern Europe
A Cause or Effect of Insecurity?
This report surveys the development, conduct, and regulation of the private security industry in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, Moldova, Serbia and Montenegro, and Romania. It examines the background to the privatization of security, contemporary security threats, services provided by private security companies (PSCs), and the regulation and oversight of PSCs. The report concludes with a set of policy recommendations concerning industry growth and consolidation, legislation and regulation, oversight and enforcement, transparency and accountability, and security sector reform.
© 2005 South Eastern Europe Clearinghouse for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SEESAC)
Michael Page, Simon Rynn, Zack Taylor, David Wood