Co-Chairs: Belgium and Zimbabwe
Rapporteurs: Norway and Thailand


09h00 Opening of the meeting by the co-chairs
09h15 - Report by the President of the Coordinating Committee.
- Brief reports on the actions taken and recommendations made by the other Standing Committees
09h45 An overview on the general status and operation of the Convention:

  • Universalisation

  • Status of reporting under Article 7

  • Development of the guide to completing Article 7 reports

  • Status of domestic legislation under Article 9 and development of a sample package of existing implementation legislation

11h30 Coffee break
11h45 Review of work undertaken on matters pertaining to
Article 8

  • The facilitation and clarification of compliance

Identification of substantial matters pertaining to the Third Meeting of States Parties
13h00 Lunch
15h00 Preparation for the Third Meeting of the States Parties - organisational matters
15h30Review of work undertaken with respect to the Article 1
16h00 Coffee break
16h15Review of work undertaken with respect to the Article 2 
Review of work undertaken with respect to Article 3

  • Reports on mines retained for development and training

17h30 Conclusions
18h00Meeting ends