Pursuant to paragraph 5 of Human Rights Council resolution 15/26 [EnglishFrançaisEspañolالعربية中文русский], the first session of the working group will be held from 23 to 27 May 2011, in Room XX of the Palais des Nations (Geneva).
Law and practice in relation to PMSCs (Monday 23 May)
National legislation and practices (Tuesday 24 May)
Elements of an international regulatory framework of activities of PMSCs(Wednesday 25 May)
Accountability and the right to an effective remedy for victims (Thursday 26 May)
The working group is open-ended. This means that all UN Member and Observer States, intergovernmental organizations and non-governmental organizations with ECOSOC consultative status may attend public meetings of the working group.
States, organizations and NGOs wishing to accredit representatives to the first session of the working group are invited to complete the registration form and send it together with their signed request for accreditation either by email (firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com), by fax on +41 22 928 90 50 or by mail to UNOG-OHCHR, CH-1211 Geneva 10.
Registration prior to the session will ensure that a badge will be available on 23 May 2011 at the Security Identification Section located at main entrance to the Palais des Nations, Gate Pregny (opposite the building of the International Committee of the Red Cross - ICRC), Avenue de la Paix, 1211, Geneva. The accreditation office is open from 8:00 to 17:00.
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