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AP Mine Ban Convention Community News - January 2019


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We begin 2019 thanking Afghanistan for its work in presiding over the Convention in 2018 and welcoming Norway as President of the Convention and the Fourth Review Conference.

H.E. Hans Brattskar Ambassador of Norway to the UN in Geneva currently leads the work of the States Parties towards the Review Conference to take place the week of 25 November 2019 in Oslo.

Find out more on Norway's key priorities during its presidency, initial ideas for the Oslo Review Conference on a Mine-Free World, and latest information at, bit.ly/OsloRevCon (case sensitive).

 Upcoming events

  • 5-8 February: Mine Action National Directors & UN Advisers meeting, Geneva
  • February: Pledging Conference, Geneva (#PledgingConf)
  • 1 March: 20th anniversary of the Convention’s entry into force #20YrsLandmineBan #LendYourLeg

Upcoming deadline

  • 30 April: Article 7 transparency reports are due on this date. Thanks to those States Parties that have already submitted their reports! Find more information here.

For more information, contact the Convention's Implementation Support Unit, isu(at)apminebanconvention.org