Humanitarian Health Action

Use of military or armed escorts for humanitarian convoys

IASC Discussion paper and non-binding Guidelines - September 2001

The following text was elaborated in collaboration with IASC member bodies, UNSECOORD, DPKO, academic reviewers and field colleagues in a number of organizations. They were approved for implementation by the Inter-Agency Standing Committee Working Group meeting of May 2001. The text as approved by the IASC Working Group was then submitted to the Office of Legal Affairs for review, after which a number of additional modifications were made.

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