Call for submission from the UN Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the rights of peoples to self-determination

The Working Group seeks the assistance of interested States, inter-governmental organisations, civil society organizations, experts, private companies and other stakeholders in elaborating a thematic report on the specific role that PMSCs play in extractive industries as well as on key gender-specific considerations for the PMSC industry by responding to all or relevant parts of the questionnaire attached below. The elements elaborated in the questionnaire are meant to serve as guiding questions rather than providing an exhaustive or a prescriptive list.

Do you want more information on this topic?

Please follow the link to the call on gender and private military and security companies or the link to the call on extractives and private military and security companies.

Do not hesitate to consult the Guiding questions for submissions: