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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 and Coordinators.

2018

Letter from the President-designate of the Twelfth Conference of the High Contracting Parties to Protocol V, dated 19 February 2018

Letter from the President-designate of the Twentieth Annual Conference of the High Contracting Parties to Amended Protocol II, dated 8 February 2018


CCW Sponsorship Programme

Please be informed that the deadline for voluntary requests for sponsorship to participate in the first meeting of the Group of Government Experts (GEE) on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS), held from 9 to 13 April 2018 in Geneva has expired.


Letter from the Chairperson of the Group of Governmental Experts related to emerging technologies in the area of lethal autonomous weapons systems (LAWS), dated 10 January 2018



2017

Joint-letter from the 2018 Officeholders on the key milestones for 2018, dated 24 December 2017

Financial contributions as of 30 November 2017 (containing the full list of contributions)

Advance version - Final Report of the 2017 Meeting of the High Contracting Parties to the Convention

Advance version - Final document of the Nineteenth Annual Conference of the High Contracting Parties to Amended Protocol II



Financial Contributions: Preliminary assessment for 2018

The Financial Resources Management Service (FRMS) of the United Nations Office at Geneva has provided the preliminary assessment for each High Contracting Party and States not party to the Convention for contributions to the CCW budget for the year 2018 and 2019.

The official invoices has been dispatched to all High Contracting Parties and States not parties to the Convention.

The 2017 Meeting of the High Contracting Parties to the CCW has requested that High Contracting Parties and States not parties participating in the meetings of the Convention and its annexed Protocols should proceed with the payment of their share of the estimated costs as soon as the assessment invoices have been received.

The Convention & GGE on LAWS

Amended Protocol II

Protocol V



CCW Informal Activities 2017

Monday 28 August: (Conference Room VII)
Protocol V on Article 4 and National Reporting - Estonia, 3:00 - 6:00pm

Flyer - Invitation to the event & Informal paper on National reporting

Presentation by the ICRC on Article 4
Update on the number of States that have reported on the implementation of Article 4 procedures


Tuesday 29 August
Mines other than anti-personnel mines (MOTAPM) - UNODA, UNMAS and GICHD, 10:00am to 1:00pm - Flyer - Invitation to the event

Presentation by GICHD on data concerning MOTAPM Incidents
Presentation by the ICRC on MOTAPM and International Humanitarian Law
Presentation by UNMAS on MOTAPM - A perspective from the field
Presentation by UNMAS on MOTAPM and possible mitigating measures
Presentation by Ireland on MOTAPM and Military Utility

Wednesday 30 August:
Explosive weapons in populated areas, Germany and the ICRC, 10:00am to 3:00pm
Flyer - Invitation to the event & Programme

Wednesday 30 August: (Conference Room VII)
A contribution to the Lethal Autonomous Weapons (LAWS) discussion in the CCW: "Technology and Military Use of Autonomous Weapons Systems – Preliminary Findings of the International Panel on the Regulation of Autonomous Weapons (iPRAW)“, Germany, 3:30pm to 6:00pm
Presentation by iPRAW

Thursday 31 August: (Conference Room XII)
Improvised explosive devices - Colombia and France, 10:00am to 4:00pm
Flyer - Invitation to the event in FRENCH and English

Questions for Member States (UNIDIR) in preparation for the informal meeting pursuant to OP.23 of A/RES/71/72 (2016)

Meeting Summary (UNIDIR)
Informal Private Sector Consultative Meeting, Geneva, 6-7 March 2017: "Examining the Roles, Responsibilities and Potential Contributions of Private Sector Industry Actors in Stemming the Flow of IEDs and Related Materials"

Thursday 31 August
CCW Financial Matters - United Kingdom (will immediately follow the meeting on improvised explosive devices)
Letter of the Chairperson, Ambassador Matthew Rowland of the United Kingdom, dated 6 July 2017 containing the Non-paper on the financial issue


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