Business and Security: Public-Private Sector Relationships in a New Security Environment

Hardcover | August 27, 2004

EditorAlyson J. K. Bailes, Isabel Frommelt

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The private business sector suffered both directly and indirectly from the terrorist strikes of 11 September 2001. Many business workers perished in the New York World Trade Center, and the insurance, transport, and tourism industries were hard hit by the aftermath. Restrictions imposed in thename of security made business travel and the movement of goods more complicated. The private sector was called upon to support the fight against terrorism actively with tougher controls on money transfers and on the export of dangerous materials and technologies.These events offered a striking case of the growing interdependence of the private and public sectors in tackling present-day security challenges. The impact of the private sector, for good or ill, in areas of conflict has long been recognized. Private business is at the centre of the latestconcerns over the vulnerability of crucial infrastructures, including energy supply. Systematic public-private sector consultation and partnership are needed to tackle these problems, but neither the principles nor comprehensive mechanisms for such cooperation have yet been identified.This book brings together reflections on general and specific aspects of public-private sector interaction, from a variety of experts in business, government, international organizations, and the academic world. For completeness and balance, it also enquires into the costs of security and includesperspectives from Africa and the Arab world. It offers new reference material to help in the further exploration of this important subject.

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The private business sector suffered both directly and indirectly from the terrorist strikes of 11 September 2001. Many business workers perished in the New York World Trade Center, and the insurance, transport, and tourism industries were hard hit by the aftermath. Restrictions imposed in thename of security made business travel and t...

Alyson J. K. Bailes is a Director, SIPRI. Isabel Frommelt is a Research Assistant, SIPRI.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:344 pages, 9.17 × 6.06 × 0.93 inPublished:August 27, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199274509

ISBN - 13:9780199274505

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Table of Contents

IntroductionPart 1: The General Framework: Goals and Norms1. Istvan Gyarmati: Security and the Responsibilities of the Public and Private Sectors2. Erik Belfrage: Public-Private Sector Cooperation3. Daniel Tarschys: What Price Values?Part 2: Cutting Off Resources for Terrorism an Crime: The Global and European Dimensions4. Claes Norgren: An International Response to Terrorism5. Thomas J. Biersteker: Counter-Terrorism Measures Undertaken Under UN Security Council Auspices6. Evan R. Berlack: Strategic Export Controls and the Private Sector7. Niall Burgess and David Spence: The European Union: New Threats and the Problem of Coherence8. Georges S. Baur: Banking in an International and European Framework: The Case of Liechtenstein9. Vadim Volkov: The Resources and Tactics of Terrorism: A View from RussiaPart 3: Business and Conflict10. John J. Maresca: Business Investment, Humanitarian Problems, and Conflict11. Andrew Bone: Conflict Diamonds: The De Beers Group and Kimberley Process12. Christine Batruch: Oil and Conflict: Lundin Petroleum's Experience in Sudan13. Gilles Carbonnier: The Role of Humanitarian Organizations: The Case of the International Committee of the Red CrossPart 4: Preserving the Legitimate Economy and Critical Infrastructure14. Crispin Black: The Security of Business: A View from the Security Industry15. Urho Ilmonen: Survival Planning for Business: A View from Nokia16. Olivia Bosch: Defending Against Cyber Terrorism: Preserving the Legitimate Economy17. Jan Metzger: The Concept of Critical Infrastructure Protection18. Kevin Rosner: Critical Energy System Infrastructure Protection in Europe and the Legitimate EconomyPart 5: The Economic Consequences of Terrorism: Can We Afford to be Safe?19. Patrick Lenain: The Economic Consequences of TerrorismPart 6: The Security-Economy Linkage in a Global Perspective20. Saad Alfarargi: A View from the League of Arab States21. Said Adejumobi: A View from AfricaAnnexAppendixes