1. Opening ceremony 

At 10:00, an opening ceremony will take place at the Sheraton Santiago Hotel and Convention Centre featuring the participation of the Chilean Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Heraldo Muñoz.  

2. Official opening of the meeting 

The 15MSP will be officially opened by the 15MSP President, H.E. Heraldo Muñoz, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Chile.

3. Adoption of the agenda 

The meeting will be asked to adopt its agenda which was presented to delegations on 28 October 2016.

4. Election of the Vice-Presidents of the meeting and other officers

The meeting will be asked to elect the eight outgoing members of the Committees as Vice-Presidents of the 15MSP: Algeria, Canada, Ecuador, Ireland, Mexico, Senegal, Switzerland and Thailand.

5. Confirmation of the Secretary-General of the meeting

The meeting will be asked to confirm, as Secretary-General of the 15MSP, Mr. Julio Bravo, Director of International and Human Security at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile.

6. Organisation of work

The meeting will be asked to adopt its programme, which was presented to delegations on 28 October 2016.

  • 15MSP provisional programme of work PDF 72KB

7. Panel on International Cooperation: Global Demining Initiative

  • Concept note PDFXXX

8. General exchange of views

Delegations may deliver brief general statements. Interested delegations should contact the ISU to be inscribed in the speakers' list. For those delegations that do not wish to deliver oral statements, written statements can be made available on the Convention's website.

9. Informal presentation of requests submitted under Article 5

Requests submitted for extensions of mine clearance deadlines by Niger and Peru will be presented.

 

The 15MSP President will host a reception for all delegates (Location: Sheraton Santiago Hotel and Convention Centre)