20th Anniversary

The Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention turned 20!
In 2017 a series of events marked the 20 years since the adoption and signing of the Convention.


H.E. Dell Higgie, Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the Conference on Disarmament of New Zealand, opened the Pacific Conference on Conventional Weapons Treaties looking to promote universalization of disarmament treaties in the Pacific, including the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention.

More information here.

The President of the Seventeenth Meeting of the States Parties (17MSP), H.E. Suraya Dalil, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to Switzerland and the UN in Geneva, held on 26 January the first meeting of the Coordinating Committee in which the Committee’s presented initial plans to implement their mandates in support of the Convention.

More details here.



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