Pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 22/33, the fourth session of the working group was held from 27 April to 1 May 2015, in Room XIX of the Palais des Nations (Geneva).
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.
Member States and participants are kindly invited to share orally and/or in writing (by email to firstname.lastname@example.org) any updates on relevant legislation, initiatives and other measures taken concerning the regulation, monitoring and oversight of the activities of private military and security companies.
States, organizations and NGOs wishing to accredit representatives to the fourth 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 (email@example.com), by fax on +41 22 928 90 14 or by mail to UNOG-OHCHR, CH-1211 Geneva 10.
Registration prior to the session will ensure that a badge will be available on 24 April 2015 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.
Summary of the third session of the open-ended intergovernmental working group to consider the possibility of elaborating an international regulatory framework on the regulation, monitoring and oversight of the activities of private military and security companies
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