The Nineteenth Annual Conference of the High Contracting Parties to Amended Protocol II will be held on 21 November in the Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland. The Conference will be presided by Ms. Beatriz Londono Soto, Ambassador of Colombia.
The Conference will review the status and operation of the Protocol and consider matters arising from reports by High Contracting Parties according to paragraph 4 of Article 13 of Amended Protocol II, as well as development of technologies to protect civilians against indiscriminate effects of mines. The Conference will also consider the issue on Improvised Explosive Devices.
The Coordinators for this year are:
Advance version of the Final document of the Nineteenth Annual Conference of the High Contracting Parties to Amended Protocol II
Joint Letter by the Presidents-designate of the Conferences of the High Contracting Parties to Amended Protocol II and to Protocol V, dated 2 November 2017
Lunchtime side-event organized by France: Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 1:15 - 2:45 p.m. Conference Room XXIV "After the blast, The near- and long-term consequences of IED attacks"
Information for High Contracting Parties, observer States, intergovernmental organizations and non-
governmental organizations - CCW/MSP/2017/INF.1
CCW/AP.II/CONF.19/1 - Provisional Agenda
Amended Protocol II Twentieth Annual Conference of the High Contracting Parties 2018
Amended Protocol II Group of Experts 2018
- Ms. Eszter Kroll (Hungary) is Coordinator on the Operation and status of the Protocol; matters arising from reports by the High Contracting Parties according to Article 13 (4) of APII, as well as the development of technologies to protect civilians against indiscriminate effects of mines.
- Colonel Nicolas Coussière (France) is Coordinator on Improvised Explosive Devices,
Republic of Korea
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
United States of America
United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS)