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Ninth Conference of States Parties to Protocol V



The Ninth Conference of High Contracting Parties to Protocol V took place from 9 to 10 November 2015. The President of the Ninth Conference was Ambassador M. Shameem Ahsan of Bangladesh.

Final Version Report: CCW Protocol V Ninth Conference

The Coordinators were:
  • Article 3 on clearance, removal or destruction of explosive remnants of war and Article 4 on recording, retaining and transmission of information - Ms. Diana Kazina of Latvia
  • Cooperation and Assistance - Bangladesh
  • Generic Preventive Measures - Colonel Jim Burke of Ireland
  • National Reporting - Major Aviateur Lode Dewaegheneire of Belgium
  • Victim Assistance - Mr. Julio Mercado of Argentina and Friend of the Coordinator, Mr. Fernando Guzman of Chile
Provisional Agenda
(CCW/P.V/CONF/2015/1)




Provisional Programme of Work
(CCW/P.V/CONF/2015/2)




Report on National Reporting
(CCW/P.V/CONF/2015/3)



Report on Victim Assistance
(CCW/P.V/CONF/2013/5)


(CCW/P.V/CONF/2013/5/Corr.1)


Report on Cooperation and Assistance
(CCW/P.V/CONF/2013/6)


(CCW/P.V/CONF/2013/6/Corr.1)


Estimated Costs of the Tenth Conference
(CCW/P.V/CONF/2015/7)


Estimated Costs of the 2016 Meeting of Experts
(CCW/P.V/CONF/2015/8)


Report on Generic Preventive Measures
(CCW/P.V/CONF/2015/9)


Estimated Costs of the Tenth Conference
(CCW/P.V/CONF/2015/10)


Final Document
(CCW/P.V/CONF/2015/11)


Questionnaire on the Management of Munitions Sites: On behalf of the Coordinator on Generic Preventive Measures, Colonel Jim Burke, all States Parties were encouraged to respond to the attached questionnaire in advance of the Ninth Conference. The following States responded: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Cuba, Czech Republic, El Salvador, Finland, Germany, Greece, Italy, Kuwait, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Pakistan, Poland, Republic of Korea, Kuwait, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden and Zambia.


Statements:

General Exchange of Views:
Netherlands
Kuwait
Republic of Korea
China
Brazil
Germany
Argentina
Russian Federation
Pakistan
Italy
India
France
Cuba
Austria
Holy See
Switzerland
Ecuador
Zambia
Peru
Laos People's Democratic Republic
Australia
European Union
UNMAS
ICRC

Clearance of Article 4
Ukraine
Russian Federation (Power Point Presentation)
Belarus
Sweden (Power Point Presentation)
Mines Advisory Group
Lithuania
UNMAS
Laos People’s Democratic Republic
Switzerland

Cooperation and Assistance
UNMAS

Generic Preventive Measures
Italy
UNMAS
Mines Advisory Group
India
Switzerland
Russian Federation

National Reporting
United States
UNMAS
China

Victim Assistance

Laos People's Democratic Republic
Belarus
United States
India
Costa Rica
Laos People's Democratic Republic
Chile
Croatia
UNMAS