The Secretary-General’s 2022 report on missing persons recognises that prompt and transparent casualty recording plays a crucial role in preventing persons from going missing in armed conflict. It includes recommendations to states on implementing effective casualty recording measures.
Briefing paper: Casualty recording and missing persons
12 April 2022
Every Casualty sets out recommendations to the UN Secretary General on the link between casualty recording and missing persons.
Recommendations to UN study on missing persons in Syria
21 February 2022
Casualty recording obligations under international law – 2022 update
5 June 2022
A fully updated analysis of international law finds that States already have the legal obligation to record the casualties.