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On this page you will find the latest information concerning the CCW and its Protocols and
the work of the Officeholders, Coordinators and CCW Implementation Support Unit.

2015
  • Belarus held a seminar on demining, removing the explosive remnants of war (ERW) and destruction of munitions from 9 to 11 June 2015. Attached is a press release from the seminar.
  • The Letter from the Coordinator and Co-Coordinator submitting the Questionnaire on Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) to the High Contracting Parties to Amended Protocol II dated 27 April 2015. The deadline for submitting the responses to the questionnaire is Friday, 30 October 2015. Please submit your responses to the CCW Implementation Support Unit (ccw@unog.ch)
  • Please find attached a letter and annex from Ambassador Biontino, on preparations for and structure of the informal Meeting of Experts on LAWS.
  • The confirmation of Ambassador Michael Biontino of Germany as the 2015 Chair of the Meeting of Experts on LAWS. To see the letter by the Chair addressed to the States Parties, please click here.
  • Below are the dates of the CCW meetings in 2015:
    7 - 8 April 2015
    Meeting of Experts on Protocol V

    9 - 10 April 2015
    Group of Experts on Amended Protocol II

    13 - 17 April 2015
    Meeting of Experts on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (up to five days during the week of 13 to 17 April 2015)

    9 - 10 November 2015
    Ninth Conference of the High Contracting Parties to Protocol V

    11 November 2015
    Seventeenth Annual Conference of the High Contracting Parties to Amended Protocol II

    12 - 13 November 2015
    Meeting of the High Contracting Parties to the Convention


Please find attached to this document the following letters:
  • Letter from the President-designate of the APII 17th Annual Conference on the
    preparations for the APII Group of Experts;
  • Letter from the President-designate of the APII 17th Annual Conference on National
    Reporting;
  • Letter from the Coordinator on the Operation and status of APII on the preparations for
    the discussion;
  • First letter from the Co-Coordinators on Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) on theoverall preparation for the discussion on IEDs;
  • Second letter from the Co-Coordinators on IEDs on the Questionnaire;
  • Third letter from the Co-Coordinators on IEDs on the Way Ahead.

  • Registration for the Protocol V, Amended Protocol II and LAWS Meetings of Experts: a letter on the registration process and the registration form.


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