The 2021 Coordinating Committee kicked off the year with a one-day virtual retreat to plan the year ahead. The work of the Presidency under Dutch leadership is represented by H.E. Robbert Jan Gabriëlse, Permanent Representative of the Netherlands to the Conference on Disarmament. A year ago, Netherlands attended the first meeting of the then-Coordinating Committee  (photo below right).

At the conclusion of the 18MSP, Sudan handed over the Convention's Presidency to the Netherlands (photo above left).