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Committee on Article 5 Implementation

Mandate

The Committee on Article 5 Implementation reviews information submitted by States Parties on the implementation of Article 5 and provides them with advice on the fulfilment of their obligations to report on the implementation of Article 5. The Committee presents preliminary observations at intersessional meetings and final conclusions and recommendations at Meetings of the States Parties, respectively Review Conferences.

The Committee prepares and submits to the States Parties an analysis of each request for an extended mine clearance deadline in advance of Meetings of the States Parties or Review Conferences.

After extension requests have been granted, the Committee engages the States Parties concerned on the implementation of their commitments as contained in the requests and the relevant decisions. It presents preliminary observations at intersessional meetings and conclusions and recommendations at Meetings of the States Parties or Review Conferences.

Membership

The Committee is composed of four States Parties, including at least one State either in the process of or having completed implementing Article 5. The members serve overlapping two-year terms. Each year, the Committee selects a chair among the members serving the second year of their terms. The current members of the Committee on Article 5 Implementation are:

Chair

 Zambia | 2016-2017         

Members

 Chile | 2017-2018 

  Costa Rica | 2016-2017    

  Switzerland | 2017-2018