Sixth Pledging Conference

On 23 February 2021, the Netherlands in its capacity as President held the Sixth Pledging Conference for the implementation of the Convention. The conference aimed to commit resources to the ISU 2021 work plan, the Convention's Sponsorship Programme and  costs of the Meetings of the States Parties.

The Conference was chaired by H.E. Robbert Gabriëlse, Permanent Representative of the Netherlands to the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva and Disarmament Ambassador-at-large, President of the Nineteenth Meeting of the States Parties (19MSP), a keynote address by H.E. Kitty van der Heijden, Vice Minister for International Cooperation of the Netherland and civil society perspective presented by Hector Guerra, Director of the International campaign to Ban Landmines.

The following States Parties and Organisations presented pledges and/or statements,

  • Algeria, Angola, Austria, Canada, Colombia, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey

  • European Union, GICHD, HALO Trust, Humanity and Inclusion