[PDF] The Sarajevo Code of Conduct for Private Security Companies

Author: South Eastern and Eastern Europe Clearinghouse for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons, Published on: 30 July 2006

The Sarajevo Code of Conduct and Sarajevo Client Guidelines are mutually reinforcing documents. It is important to recognise that neither document is intended as a substitute for national legislation in this area, the effective implementation of which is the single most important guarantee of good practice. Rather, the purpose of the Sarajevo Process is to support the development and enforcement of formal regulation by engaging all relevant actors in a drive towards improved standards...both documents...draw on documents such as the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights...United Nations Basic Principles on the Use of Force and Firearms by Law Enforcement Officials...United Nations Code of Conduct for Law Enforcement Officials...

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