The Committee reviews information submitted by States Parties on Article 5 implementation and provides them with advice on the fulfilment of their reporting obligations. The Committee presents preliminary observations at intersessional meetings and final conclusions and recommendations at Meetings of the States Parties and Review Conferences.
The Committee prepares and submits to the States Parties analyses of requests to extend mine clearance deadlines received, 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.
The Committee is composed of four States Parties, including at least one State either in the process of completing or having completed implementing Article 5. Members serve overlapping two-year terms. Each year, the Committee selects a Chair among the senior members (serving the second year of their terms).
The current members of the Committee on Article 5 Implementation are,
Netherlands | 2018-2019
Austria | 2019-2020
Canada | 2019-2020
Colombia | 2018-2019