Voluntary Guidelines on the Duty of Care

A set of guidelines on the duty of care obligations for organisations deploying personnel to multilateral missions in fragile and conflict affected states.


Voluntary Guidelines on the Duty of Care to Seconded Civilian Personnel

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Duty of care is a fundamental concern for any employer or organisation that takes the safety, security and welfare of its people seriously. This is increasingly true for deployments to multilateral institutions, which, by their very nature, are often located in complex and demanding environments such as fragile and conflict-affected states.

The Stabilisation Unit takes a proactive approach to its duty of care commitments to all personnel deployed to fragile and conflicted affected states on behalf of the UK government. The following guidelines have been produced, in consultation with our international partners, to develop and foster a common understanding of the issues around duty of care for civilian personnel deployed to multilateral institutions.

Published 26 April 2017