Informal meeting in preparation for the 26-30 November 2018 Seventeenth Meeting of the States Parties (17MSP), to take place Tuesday 18 September from 15:00-17:00 at the Council Chamber, Palais des Nations in Geneva.

This meeting will provide the opportunity to take stock of preparations for the 17MSP and to share information on organisational and substantial matters.

The President, host country, 17MSP Executive Secretary (UNODA) and ISU will provide a variety of updates including the opening ceremony, financial situation, documentation, side events and administrative matters.

Please contact the Implementation Support Unit with any questions.

H.E. Adela Humood Alaboudi, Minister of Health and Environment of Iraq (center) along with H.E. Essa Alfayadh, Director General of Iraq's Directorate of Mine Action (right), and ISU Director Juan Carlos Ruan speak to media regarding an upcoming national stakeholder workshop.

Iraq is working towards preparing its first national victim assistance/disability plan which will be developed by the Ministry of Health and Environment with support of the relevant national stakeholders, the ISU, and supported through a Decision taken by the European Union Council.

Iraq national stakeholders and partners can register here.