Nineteenth Meeting of the States Parties


The 19MSP was presided by H.E. Robbert Jan Gabriëlse, Permanent Representative of the Netherlands to the Conference on Disarmament, Geneva, and Disarmament Ambassador at-large, who was elected at the 2019 Fourth Review Conference in Oslo. Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Meeting took place from 15-19 November 2021 in virtual format from The Hague, Netherlands.

In addition to the 19MSP, the Netherlands presided over the following meetings in 2021:

During the 19MSP, the Netherlands in its capacity as President hosted a side event on a pillar of victim assistance, psychological and psychosocial support. This support is essential to ensure the social well-being, self-reliance, and successful socioeconomic reintegration of mine survivors. The discussion hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, counted with participation of various experts and representatives of survivors. Find more information,, or view the discussion below.

News related to the 19MSP Presidency

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At the 18MSP, H.E. Sigrid Kaag Minister Foreign Trade and Development of the Netherlands, addressed the Convention community on the Dutch Presidency's priorities.

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