Sixteenth Meeting of the States Parties
The 16MSP was presided by H.E. Thomas Hajnoczi, Ambassador of Austria to the United Nations in Geneva. Ambassador Hajnoczi was also among the first diplomats to work towards developing the Convention's Text. Ambassador Hajnoczi was elected at the Fifteenth Meeting of the States Parties in Santiago, Chile on 1 December 2016. Austrian presidency ended at the conclusion of the Sixteenth Meeting of the States Parties.
In addition to the 16MSP, Austria presided over the following meetings in 2017:
- Second Pledging Conference on 28 February 2017 | photos of the Conference
- 2017 Intersessional Meetings on 8-9 June 2017 | photos of the Meetings