PLEDGE P1319

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Pledge text : Fundamental Procedural and other Guarantees

The EU and its Member States reaffirm their determination to respect fundamental procedural guarantees for all persons detained in relation to an armed conflict as enshrined in the applicable rules of international humanitarian law and/or international human rights law.


The EU and its Member States therefore pledge to promote respect of fundamental procedural guarantees through a wide range of measures including:


- Training for staff participating in EU military and civilian crisis management operations in fundamental procedural guarantees.


- Endeavouring to ensure implementation of those standards by third parties involved in EU operations.


- Supporting dissemination and training sessions on implementation of fundamental procedural guarantees.


- Recalling the importance of respecting fundamental procedural guarantees in dialogue with other States.