Nineteenth Meeting of the States Parties
The 19MSP was presided by H.E. Robbert Jan Gabriëlse, Permanent Representative of the Netherlands to the Conference on Disarmament, Geneva, and Disarmament Ambassador at-large, who was elected at the 2019 Fourth Review Conference in Oslo. Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Meeting took place from 15-19 November 2021 in virtual format from The Hague, Netherlands.
In addition to the 19MSP, the Netherlands presided over the following meetings in 2021:
- Sixth Pledging Conference on 23 February 2021, Geneva | Photos, videos
- Intersessional Meetings 22-24 June 2021, Geneva | Photos, videos
During the 19MSP, the Netherlands in its capacity as President hosted a side event on a pillar of victim assistance, psychological and psychosocial support. This support is essential to ensure the social well-being, self-reliance, and successful socioeconomic reintegration of mine survivors. The discussion hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, counted with participation of various experts and representatives of survivors. Find more information, https://bit.ly/19MSP-Brochure, or view the discussion below.
News related to the 19MSP Presidency
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At the 18MSP, H.E. Sigrid Kaag Minister Foreign Trade and Development of the Netherlands, addressed the Convention community on the Dutch Presidency's priorities.