General Exchange of Views

States Parties

Observer delegations

Consideration of the General Status and Operation of the Convention

The meeting considered the general status and operation of the Convention, reviewing progress made and challenges that remain in the pursuit of the Convention's aims and in the application of the Nairobi Action Plan 2005-2009 PDF 130KB. In this regard the meeting warmly welcomed the Zagreb Progress Report PDF 153KB as an important means to support the application of the Nairobi Action Plan by measuring progress made during the period 3 December 2004 to 2 December 2005 and highlighting priority areas of work for the States Parties, the Co-Chairs and the Convention's President in the period between the Sixth and the Seventh Meetings of the States Parties.

A. Universalizing the Convention

  • Canada, Coordinator of the Universalization Contact Group PDF 53KB 
  • Haiti
  • Palau
  • Turkey PDF 62KB
  • Switzerland PDF 22KB
  • New Zealand
  • South Africa
  • Croatia
  • Japan
  • Germany
  • Australia
  • Argentina
  • Mexico
  • Nigeria
  • Chile Spanish PDF 13KB
  • Bangladesh
  • Geneva Call, on behalf of the ICBL PDF 34KB
  • Kenya
  • Namibia

B. Destroying Stockpiled Mines

  • Vice President of the 6MSP (Canada) PDF 26KB  
  • Algeria
  • Guinea Bissau
  • Afghanistan PDF 19KB
  • Burundi
  • Cyprus
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Latvia
  • Serbia and Montenegro
  • Nigeria
  • Sudan
  • Hungary PDF 17KB
  • Austria
  • Canada
  • Turkey PDF 10KB
  • Belarus
  • ICBL PDF 16KB   
  • Phillipines
  • Kenya
  • Bangladesh
  • Japan
  • ICBL

C. Clearing Mined Areas

  • Vice President of the 6MSP (Sweden) PDF 22KB
  • Guatemala Spanish PDF 243KB
  • Honduras
  • Djibouti French PDF 367KB
  • Norway's Non-Paper "Toward completion: fulfilling our obligations under Article 5" PDF 22KB
  • Nicaragua
  • United Kingdom
  • Canada
  • UNDP, on behalf of the UN Mine Action Team
  • Afghanistan PDF 28KB
  • Algeria
  • Zambia
  • Eritrea
  • Serbia and Montenegro
  • Croatia PDF 33KB
  • Germany
  • Zimbabwe
  • Colombia