The first document of international significance that reaffirms existing obligations of states under international law relating to the activities of PMSCs during armed conflict. The Document also lists good practices to assist states in implementing these obligations.
A venue for informal consultation among Montreux Document participants, the Montreux Document Forum supports the national implementation of the Montreux Document and aims to strengthen dialogue on the regulation of PMSCs.
The number of participants has tripled since the Document was finalised on 17 September 2008.
Currently, 57 states and 3 international organisations support the Montreux Document: