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Requests for extensions on mine clearance deadlines

The meeting will consider requests for extensions of deadlines for the destruction of anti-personnel mines in mined areas in accordance with Article 5 which have been / will be submitted by Angola, Ecuador, Iraq, Thailand, Ukraine and Zimbabwe.

State PartyRequestAdditional information submitted by the State PartyExecutive summaryAnalysis/
Observation
Decision
AngolaPDF 9.4MBAnnex A 1.8MB Annex B 1.9MBPDF 81KBPDF 106KB
Ecuador
PDF 1.1MBSpanish PDF 2.74 MB            English PDF 543 KBPDF 237KBPDF 136KB
IraqPDF 1.77MBPDF 113KBPDF 194KB
ThailandPDF 6.84MBPDF 230KBPDF 140KB
Ukraine
ZimbabwePDF 1.19MBPDF 390KBPDF 144KB

 

ISU audited financial statement and preliminary report on activities and finances

In accordance with the “Directive from the States Parties to the ISU” adopted by the 10MSP, the Implementation Support Unit will introduce the ISU’s 2017 interim narrative and financial report and the ISU’s 2016 audited financial statement. The 16MSP will be asked to approve the report, as well as the ISU’s 2016 audited financial statement. These documents will be made available at a later date.

  • Interim report on 2017 activities, functioning and finances of the ISU PDF 774KB
  • ISU 2016 audited financial statement PDF 312KB


ISU work plan and budget

In accordance with the "Directive from the States Parties to the ISU” adopted by the 10MSP and the decisions of the 14MSP, the ISU  Director will present a work plan and a budget for the activities of the ISU in 2018 for adoption by the 16MSP. This document will be made available at a later date.

Intersessional meetings 2018

The 16MSP will be asked to agree that the 2018 intersessional meetings take place on 7-8 June 2018. 


Designation of new Committee members

The 16MSP will be asked to agree on the following eight States Parties serving a two-year term as new Committee members, starting at the end of the 16MSP:

• Committee on Article 5 Implementation: Colombia and the Netherlands;

• Committee on Cooperative Compliance: Poland and Zambia;

• Committee on Victim Assistance: Belgium and Mozambique;

• Committee on the Enhancement of Cooperation and Assistance: Sweden and Thailand.

These new Committee members will join the following States Parties which will complete the second year of their two-year term between the end of the 16MSP and the end of the 17MSP:

• Committee on Article 5 Implementation: Chile and Switzerland;

• Committee on Cooperative Compliance: Iraq and the United Kingdom;

• Committee on Victim Assistance: Croatia and Ecuador;

• Committee on the Enhancement of Cooperation and Assistance: Algeria and Canada. 


Seventeenth Meeting of the States Parties

The 16MSP will be asked to agree that the 17MSP takes place on 26-30 November 2018 in Geneva and that H.E. Suraya Dalil, Ambassador of Afghanistan to Switzerland and the United Nations in Geneva is designated to preside over the 17MSP. The meeting will also be asked to adopt cost estimates for the 17MSP.