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Hide details for Meeting of Experts on MOTAPM, 2-4 April 2012Meeting of Experts on MOTAPM, 2-4 April 2012

The Meeting of Experts on mines other than anti-personnel mines (MOTAPM) took place from 2 to 4 April 2012 in Geneva. It was chaired by Colonel Jim Burke of Ireland who served as Friend of the Chair on MOTAPM.

The Fourth Review Conference agreed on the following mandate for the Meeting of Experts:

Decide to convene an open-ended meeting of experts, under the overall responsibility of the Chairperson-designate of the 2012 Meeting of High Contracting Parties to the Convention, of three days in 2012 to discuss further the implementation of international humanitarian law with regard to mines other than anti-personnel mines, and to submit a report to the 2012 Meeting of the High Contracting Parties to the Convention.


The following documents were prepared for the Meeting of Experts:

The following documents are presentations which were made during the meeting:
On the 'Current status of international humanitarian law': On the 'Humanitarian impact of MOTAPM use': On the 'Possible measures to address the humanitarian impact of MOTAPM':
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Hide details for Fourth Review Conference, 14-25 November 2011Fourth Review Conference, 14-25 November 2011


Mines Other than Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM)
(CCW/CONF.IV/MC.I/INF.1)




Hide details for Third Review Conference, 7-17 November 2006Third Review Conference, 7-17 November 2006


Procedural Report
Group of Governmental Experts of the States Parties to the Convention on Prohibitions Or Restrictions On The Use Of Certain Conventional Weapons
Which May Be Deemed To Be Excessively Injurious Or
To Have Indiscriminate Effects Fifteenth Session
(Geneva, 28 August – 6 September 2006)

Addendum 2

Report of the Work in 2006 on
MINES OTHER THAN ANTI-PERSONNEL MINES
(CCW/CONF.III/7/Add.2-CCW/GGE/XV/6/Add.2)


European Union Comments on the Report by the
Coordinator and the Chairperson of the Meetings
of Military Experts on the Work in 2006 on MOTAPM
(CCW/CONF.III/WP.5)


European Union Comments on the Report by the
Coordinator and the Chairperson of the Meetings
of Military Experts on the Work in 2006 on MOTAPM

Corrigendum

(CCW/CONF.III/WP.5/Corr.1)


Integrated Approach to the Issues Related to the Increased
Efficiency of the Protection of Civilians From MOTAPM
(CCW/CONF.III/WP.6)


Declaration on MOTAPM
(CCW/CONF.III/WP.17)





Hide details for GGE Fifteenth Session, 28 August-6 September 2006GGE Fifteenth Session, 28 August-6 September 2006


Procedural Report
Report of the Work in 2006 on Mines other Than
Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM)
(CCW/CONF.III/7/Add.2 - CCW/GGE/XV/6/Add.2)

Set of Provisions on the Use of MOTAPM/AVM:
A Compilation of Provisions that Could Command Consensus
in the Group of Governmental Experts (GGE)
(CCW/GGE/XV/WG.2/1)

Set of Provisions on the Use of MOTAPM/AVM:
A Compilation of Provisions that Could Command Consensus
in the Group of Governmental Experts (GGE)
Corrigendum
(CCW/GGE/XV/WG.2/1/Corr.1)

Set of Provisions on the Use of MOTAPM/AVM:
A Compilation of Provisions that Could Command Consensus
in the Group of Governmental Experts (GGE)
Revised Proposal
(CCW/GGE/XV/WG.2/1/Rev.1)

Comments on the Set of Provisions on the Use of
MOTAPM/AVM: A Compilation of Provisions that Could Command
Consensus in the Group of Governmental Experts (GGE),
Contained in CCW/GGE/XV/WG.2/1 and Corr.1
(CCW/GGE/XV/WG.2/WP.1)




Hide details for GGE Thirteenth Session, 6-10 March 2006GGE Thirteenth Session, 6-10 March 2006


Impact of the Detectability of Mines other Than Anti-Personnel
Mines (MOTAPM) on their Military Effectiveness
(CCW/GGE/XIII/WG.2/WP.1)

Practical Experience in the Russian Federation in the Detection
and Deactivation of Improvised Explosive Devices
(CCW/GGE/XIII/WG.2/WP.2)

Promising Technologies for the Detection of Explosive Objects
(CCW/GGE/XIII/WG.2/WP.3)

Principal Approaches to the Development of a Procedure for
checking the Reliability of Anti-Personnel Mine Self-Destruction
Mechanisms and Self-Deactivation Devices
(CCW/GGE/XIII/WG.2/WP.5)

Mapping, Fencing and Marking of Minefields:
Practice in the Russian Federation
(CCW/GGE/XIII/WG.2/WP.6)

Current Restrictions on the Use of Anti-Personnel Mines
(CCW/GGE/XIII/WG.2/WP.7)




Hide details for GGE Twelfth Session, 14-22 November 2005GGE Twelfth Session, 14-22 November 2005


Proposals and Ideas on MOTAPM in the Group of Governmental
Experts (GGE) with the Purpose to Provide a Basis for Further Work
(CCW/GGE/XII/WG.2/1)


Revised Proposals and Ideas on MOTAPM in the Group of Governmental
Experts (GGE) with the Purpose to Provide a Basis for Further Work
(CCW/GGE/XII/WG.2/1/Rev.1)
(English only)


Revised Proposals and Ideas on MOTAPM in the Group of Governmental
Experts (GGE) with the Purpose to Provide a Basis for Further Work:
Set of Recommendations on MOTAPM
(CCW/GGE/XII/WG.2/1/Rev.2)


Proposal on Mines other than Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM)
(CCW/GGE/XII/WG.2/WP.1)


Proposal on Mines other than Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM)
(CCW/GGE/XII/WG.2/WP.1/Corr.1)
(Spanish only)


Comments on the Paper Prepared by the Coordinator
on Mines other than Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM)
on the 12th Meeting of Governmental Experts to the CCW
(CCW/GGE/XII/WG.2/WP.2)

Comments on the Paper Prepared by the Coordinator
on Mines other than Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM)
on the 12th Meeting of Governmental Experts to the CCW
(CCW/GGE/XII/WG.2/WP.2/Corr.1)




Hide details for GGE Eleventh Session, 2-12 August 2005GGE Eleventh Session, 2-12 August 2005


Proposals and Ideas on MOTAPM in the Group of Governmental
Experts (GGE) with the Purpose to Provide a Basis for Further Work
(CCW/GGE/XI/WG.2/1)


Selected Rules on MOTAPM and Anti-Personnel Mines
in Amended Protocol II to the CCW
(CCW/GGE/XI/WG.2/WP.1)


Package Solution to the Issue of MOTAPM
(CCW/GGE/XI/WG.2/WP.2)




Hide details for GGE Tenth Session, 7-11 March 2005GGE Tenth Session, 7-11 March 2005


Proposals and Ideas on MOTAPM in the Group of Governmental
Experts (GGE) with the Purpose to Provide a Basis for Further Work
(CCW/GGE/X/WG.2/1)


Observations on Pertinent Issues Related to
Mines Other than Anti-Personnel Mines
(CCW/GGE/X/WG.2/WP.2)


Wrap Up of the Meeting of the Military Experts on MOTAPM
(CCW/GGE/X/WG.2/WP.3)


Hide details for GGE Ninth Session, 8-16 November 2004GGE Ninth Session, 8-16 November 2004


Proposals and Ideas on MOTAPM in the Group of Governmental
Experts (GGE) with the Purpose to Provide a Basis for Further Work
(CCW/GGE/IX/WG.2/1)


Sensitive Fuzes in Mines Other than Anti-Personnel Mines
(MOTAPM)
(CCW/GGE/IX/WG.2/WP.1)




Hide details for GGE Eighth Session, 5-16 July 2004GGE Eighth Session, 5-16 July 2004


Proposals and Ideas on MOTAPM in the Group of Governmental
Experts (GGE) with the Purpose to Provide a Basis for Further Work
(CCW/GGE/VIII/WG.2/1)

Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM)
Laid Outside Perimeter-Marked Areas
(CCW/GGE/VIII/WG.2/WP.2)

Sensitive Fuzes and Sensors for Mines Other Than
Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM): Proposal for Best Practice
(CCW/GGE/VIII/WG.2/WP.3)

The Current Detectability Status of Mines Other Than
Anti-Personnel Mines Currently Available to States Parties
to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons
(CCW/GGE/VIII/WG.2/WP.4)

Responses to Certain Concerns Regarding a MOTAPM Protocol
(CCW/GGE/VIII/WG.2/WP.5)







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Hide details for GGE Sixth Session, 17-24 November 2003GGE Sixth Session, 17-24 November 2003


Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM)
(CCW/GGE/VI/WG.2/WP.1)


Non-State Actors and the Humanitarian Dangers of
Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines
(CCW/GGE/VI/WG.2/WP.2)


Sensitive Fuses for Anti-Vehicle Mines
(CCW/GGE/VI/WG.2/WP.3)


Landmines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines
Emplaced Outside Fenced and Marked Areas
(CCW/GGE/VI/WG.2/WP.4)


Detectability of Mines
(CCW/GGE/VI/WG.2/WP.5)


Improvised Explosive Devises
(CCW/GGE/VI/WG.2/WP.6)


Considerations Relating to the Sensitivity of the Fuses
of Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines
(CCW/GGE/VI/WG.2/WP.7)

Considerations Relating to the Blowing Up of Motor
Vehicles Belonging to Humanitarian Missions
(CCW/GGE/VI/WG.2/WP.8)

Protocol on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use and
Transfer of Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines
(CCW/GGE/VI/WG.2/WP.9)

Protocol on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use and
Transfer of Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines
(CCW/GGE/VI/WG.2/WP.9/Corr.1)
Proposals by the Russian Federation for Further Work
by the Group of Governmental Experts on the Issue of
Mines Other Than Anti-Persnnel Mines
(CCW/GGE/VI/WG.2/WP.10)

Field Report on Angola
(CCW/GGE/VI/WG.2/WP.11)





Hide details for GGE Fifth Session, 16-27 June 2003GGE Fifth Session, 16-27 June 2003


Core Questions on
Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM)
(CCW/GGE/V/WG.2/WP.1)


Sensitive Fuses for Anti-Vehicle Mines
Overview of Fuzes, Sensors and Recommendations
for Best Practice
(CCW/GGE/V/WG.2/WP.2)


'Food for Thought' Paper on International Cooperation and
Assistance for Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines
(CCW/GGE/V/WG.2/WP.3)


Overview of Fuzes, Sensors and Recommendations
for Best Practice
(CCW/GGE/V/WG.2/WP.4)




Hide details for GGE Fourth Session, 10-14 March 2003GGE Fourth Session, 10-14 March 2003


Core Questions on
Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM)
(CCW/GGE/IV/WG.2/WP.1)


Field Report Afghanistan)
(CCW/GGE/IV/WG.2/WP.3)





Hide details for GGE Third Session, 2-10 December 2002GGE Third Session, 2-10 December 2002


Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM):
Draft Proposal by the Co-ordinator of MOTAPM
(CCW/GGE/III/WP.2)


Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM):
Laid Outside Fenced and Marked Areas
(CCW/GGE/III/WP.4)


Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM):
Sensitive Fuses for Anti-Vehicle Mines
(Overview of Fuzes, Sensors and
Recommendations for Best Practice)
(CCW/GGE/III/WP.5)




Hide details for GGE Second Session, 15-26 July 2002GGE Second Session, 15-26 July 2002


"Food for Thought" on
Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM)
for the Second Meeting of Experts in July 2002
Sensitive Fuzes
(CCW/GGE/II/WP.5)


"Food for Thought" on
Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM)
for the Second Meeting of Experts in July 2002
Sensitive Fuzes
(CCW/GGE/II/WP.5/Add.1)

List of Areas for Possible Discussion in the CCW Group
of Governmental Experts, Military Experts Meeting on
Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines (MOTAPM)
(CCW/GGE/II/WP.12)

Reflection Paper on Sensitive Fuses of Land
Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines
(CCW/GGE/II/WP.16)




Hide details for GGE First Session, 21-24 May 2002GGE First Session, 21-24 May 2002


Draft EU Food-for-Thought Paper on
Mines Other Than Anti-Personnel Mines
(CCW/GGE/I/WP.1)