The Convention’s Thirteenth Meeting of the States Parties (13MSP) takes place in Geneva from 2 to 5 December 2013.
Representatives of over 100 States and dozens of international and non-governmental organizations will conduct their last annual assessment of the implementation of the Cartagena Action Plan prior to the Convention’s Third Review Conference in 2014.
On 6 December, delegations gathered for the first formal preparatory meeting in advance of the Convention's 23-27 June 2014 Maputo Review Conference.
The conference in the Mozambican capital is expected to see the States Parties take major decisions, writing the next chapter of the anti-landmines movement.
The Maputo Review Conference and its preparatory meetings are being led by H.E. Henrique Banze, Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Mozambique.