Practice Relating to Rule 44. Due Regard for the Natural Environment in Military Operations
Côte d’Ivoire’s Teaching Manual (2007) provides in Book III, Volume 1 (Instruction of first-year trainee officers):
IV.1. Natural environment
Military leaders, in their military planning, should always consider the effects their operations could have on the natural environment.
… The specific provisions of the law show that:
- in the conduct of military operations, care shall be taken to protect the natural environment.