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Seventeenth Meeting of the States Parties

 

Afghanistan's Presidency began at the conclusion of the Sixteenth Meeting of the States Parties on 21 December 2017 and will conclude at the end of the Seventeenth Meeting of the States Parties.

Afghanistan, which acceded to the Convention in 2002, presides over the work of the Convention in 2018. H.E. Suraya Dalil, Ambassador of Afghanistan to Switzerland and the UN in Geneva is the fifth woman to preside over a Meeting of the States Parties since the Convention began its formal meetings in 1999.

In addition to the 17MSP, Afghanistan will chair the following meetings in 2018: