[PDF] Public Consultation on the Independent Governance and Oversight Mechanism of the ICOC

Author: UN Working Group on business and human rights, Published on: 31 March 2012

The...Working Group on Business and Human Rights recognizes the efforts of the Government of Switzerland and other participants in the conception of an international code of conduct and a multi-stakeholders initiative on the issue of private security companies and other security service providers...[The] Temporary Steering Committee of the ICOC and other participants to the multi-stakeholders initiative should...seek to make these rules and processes on private security consistent with the UN Guiding Principles...[T]he Working Group would like to drawn the Temporary Steering Committee's attention to the following elements of the UN Guiding Principles...The complementary of state duties and corporate responsibility...[;] Business partners and relationships with other parties...[;] Certification and Performance Assessment...[;] Grievance Mechanism...

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