Thursday 21 July 2016
Conference Room 3, United Nations Headquarters, New York
PRIVATIZATION OF WAR: IMPACT ON HUMAN RIGHTS
- How does PMSC activity affect the right of peoples to self-determination?
- In the context of PMSC activity, how can protection of the right to self-determination be strengthened?
- How does privatization of war impact accountability for violations of international human rights and humanitarian law?
- What is the impact of private actors in warfare on access to remedy for victims?
- What regulatory framework would ensure accountability for PMSC activity?
- What regulatory framework would ensure access to redress and remedy for victims?
PANEL I - The effect of privatization of war on self-determination
- Mr. Abu Ziad, International Advocacy Officer,Addameer, Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, Palestine
- Mr. Oladiran Bello, Executive Director, Good Governance Africa, Lagos, Nigeria
PANEL II - The effect of privatization of war on accountability and remedy
- Mr. Jordi Palou Loverdos, NOVACT-International Institute for Nonviolent Action, Spain
- Ms. Katherine Gallagher, Senior Staff Attorney, Center for Constitutional Rights, U.S.A.
PANEL III - Options for regulation
- Mr. Andrew Orsmond, Executive Director of International Code of Conduct Assocation, Switzerland
- Ms. Meg Roggensack, Senior Adviser on Business and Human Rights, Human Rights First
- Opening remarks by Patricia Arias (Chairperson Rapporteur)
Privatization of War: the Impact on Human Rights