Ensuring that every death from armed violence is promptly recorded, correctly identified and publicly acknowledged requires political commitment. ECC works with states, experts and civil society to promote international recognition of casualty recording as a core component of states’ existing obligations under international humanitarian and human rights law.
A growing number of states, international organisations and independent experts have endorsed the need for consistent, effective casualty recording. They are listed below.
International organisations and experts
UN resolutions explicitly referencing casualty recording are available under Resources.