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Special Session | Cooperation and Assistance

FRIDAY 25 JUNE

1. Introductory remarks & overview of the purpose of the session

The President of the Second Review Conference, Ambassador Susan Eckey of Norway, provided an overview of the special session and the agenda for it

2. International cooperation and assistance: victim assistance

Selçuk Sancar of Turkey introduced the President’s discussion paper on enhancing cooperation and assistance as concerns victim assistance.

  • Statement by the Co-chair of the Standing Committee on Victim Assistance PDF 43KB
  • Discussion paper: Enhancing cooperation and assistance as concerns victim assistance PDF 116KB

Following the introduction of the discussion paper, the following delegations engaged in discussion on enhancing cooperation and assistance as concerns victim assistance:

3. International cooperation and assistance: Article 5 implementation

Christian Ruge of Norway introduced the President’s discussion paper on strengthening international cooperation and assistance for mine clearance.

  • Discussion paper: Strengthening international cooperation and assistance for mine clearance PDF 126KB

Following the introduction of the discussion paper, the following delegations engaged in discussion on enhancing cooperation and assistance as concerns Article 5 implementation:

4. International cooperation and assistance: other relevant matters

Time did not permit a discussion on other relevant matters. Nevertheless, the following delegation provided a written statement:

  • International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies PDF 15KB
  • ICBL PDF 25KB