Security management for Chinese Operators along the Belt and Road Initiative: Achieving ‘win-wins’ for Chinese Business and partner countries

By Alan Bryden, Head of the Business and Security Division at the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF)

Business and Human Rights Ressource Centre

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has generated massive inward investment from China into emerging economies. Major infrastructure projects under the BRI have the potential to contribute meaningfully to social and economic development while at the same time creating business opportunities for Chinese companies.

Security is a precondition for the success of the BRI. The DCAF-ICRC Toolkit on Addressing Security and Human Rights Challenges in Complex Environments helps companies take into account security issues within their systems, policies and processes under a prevention-based logic.

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