Nearly 30 States Parties participated in the Fifth Annual Pledging Conference which sought contributions for the Implementation Support Unit and the Sponsorship Programme as well as to share their commitment to mine action more generally.
The Conference also served as an important opportunity to highlight to States the status of assessed contributions for Meetings of the States Parties and the importance of their prompt payment.
The Meeting was chaired by the Convention President H.E. Osman Abufatima Adam Mohammed Ambassador of the Sudan to the UN in Geneva and opened by His Excellency Omer Gamareldin Ismail, State Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sudan.
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