Dispeling the Wild West myth surrounding private #military companies https://t.co/KfFduuaSZC #PMC #PSC #PMSC #mercenary…

The Montreux Document reaffirms the obligation on States to ensure that private military and security companies operating in armed conflicts comply with international humanitarian and human rights law. The document also lists some 70 recommendations, derived from good State practice. These include verifying the track record of companies and examining the procedures they use to vet their staff. States should also take concrete measures to ensure that the personnel of private military and security companies can be prosecuted when serious breaches of the law occur. This document is the product of an initiative launched cooperatively by the Swiss government and the International Committee of the Red Cross.

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usgbc.org 28 Nov '15, 7pm

Public and private entities in the United States are making emissions reduction pledges ahead of the climate negotiations ...