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CCW Meeting of High Contracting Parties - 2018



The 2018 Meeting of the High Contracting Parties to the Convention will take place from 21 to 23 November 2018 in Room XVIII at the Palais des Nations. Ambassador Janis Karklins of Latvia will chair the 2018 Meeting of the High Contracting Parties.


Documents:

CCW/MSP/2018/11 - Final version of the Final Report of the 2018 Meeting of the High Contracting Parties to the CCW


CCW/MSP/2018/1 - Provisional Agenda



CCW/MSP/2018/2 - Provisional Programme of Work and Annotations


CCW/MSP/2018/3 - Mines other than Anti-personnel Mines - Submitted by the Chairperson-elect (advance version)
CCW/MSP/2018/4 - Report of the CCW Sponsorship Programme


CCW/MSP/2018/7 - Report on further measures that could be considered to improve the stability of the Secretariat’s support to the Convention and on financial issues related to the Convention and its annexed Protocols - Submitted by the Chairperson-elect



CCW/MSP/2018/INF.1 - List of Participants
CCW/MSP/2018/SR.6 - Summary record (Friday afternoon, 23 November 2018, advance version)

Cost estimates:
CCW/MSP/2018/5 - 2019 Group of Governmental Experts on emerging technologies in the area of Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (5 days)
CCW/MSP/2018/6 - 2019 Group of Governmental Experts on emerging technologies in the area of Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (10 days)


CCW/MSP/2018/8 - Meeting of the High Contracting Parties to the Convention 2019
CCW/MSP/2018/9 - Biennial budget for CCW meetings and conferences in 2019 and 2020 (with LAWS 5 days) (Advance version)
CCW/MSP/2018/10 - Biennial budget for CCW meetings and conferences in 2019 and 2020 (with LAWS 10 days)

CCW/AP.II/CONF.20/3 - Amended Protocol II Group of Experts 2019
CCW/AP.II/CONF.20/4 - Amended Protocol II Twenty-First Annual Conference of the High Contracting Parties 2019

CCW/P.V/CONF/2018/2 - Protocol V Meeting of Experts 2019
CCW/PV/CONF/2018/3 - Protocol V Thirteenth Conference of the High Contracting Parties 2019

Revised cost estimates (pursuant to the decisions of the 2018 Meeting of High Contracting Parties to the CWW)

CCW/MSP/2018/6/Rev.1 - Revised Estimated Costs 2019 Group of Governmental Experts on emerging technologies in the area of Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (7 days) (Advance version)
CCW/MSP/2018/8/Rev.1 - Revised Estimated Costs Meeting of the High Contracting Parties to the Convention 2019 (Advance version)
CCW/MSP/2018/10/Rev.1 - Revised Estimated Cots Biennial budget for CCW meetings and conferences in 2019 and 2020 (with LAWS 7 days) (Advance version)

CCW/AP.II/CONF.20/3/Rev.1 - Revised Estimated Costs Amended Protocol II Group of Experts
2019 (Advance version)

CCW/AP.II/CONF.20/4/Rev.1 - Estimated Costs Amended Protocol II Twenty-First Annual Conference of the High Contracting Parties 2019 (Advance version)


CCW/P.V/CONF/2018/2/Rev.1 - Revised Estimated Costs Protocol V Meeting of Experts 2019 (Advance version)

CCW/PV/CONF/2018/3/Rev.1 - Revised Estimated Costs Protocol V Thirteenth Conference of the High Contracting Parties 2019 (Advance version)


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Information for participants, including registration and accreditation, issuance of security badges, getting to and from the meeting, documentation, as well as other practical information can be found in the Aide-Mémoire for the CCW November conferences.



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All participants to the meeting must be properly registered.

For individuals with a valid United Nations grounds pass
 (members of Permanent Missions, etc.) registration in Indico is not necessary. Permanent Missions however need to send a note verbale to the CCW mailbox (ccw@un.org), informing of their participation and listing the full names and titles of the members of the delegation. The head of the delegation should be indicated clearly. Note verbales are to be sumbitted to ccw@un.org by 9 November 2018.

Individuals who do not have a valid United Nations grounds pass
 (e.g. participants from capitals) need to register through the Indico platform (self-registration) by 14 November 2018. 
  • user guide is available for reference. For technical questions (e.g. non-receipt of confirmation of account creation or non-receipt of QR code) kindly contact directly support.accreditation@un.org
  • note verbale (for High Contracting Parties and signatory States) or a signed letter on the official letterhead of the organization (for international organizations, NGOs and academic institutions) needs to be attached to the Indico registration. The note verbale/letter has to list the full names, titles and functions of the members of the delegation and indicate clearly the head of the delegation. If the requested document is not attached, the system will reject the application. Letters which are not signed will also not be accepted.
  • Once participants are registered and approved by the system, their profile will remain and they will only have to update it if needed. The registration process is automated. Once the registration is received, it will be reviewed and an automated response will be sent.  Once the application has been approved in Indico, you will receive via e-mail an e-ticket / QR code. Only representatives who have registered online and whose names have been properly included in the note verbale/letter submitted in Indico will be granted an access badge.
  • Grounds passes valid for the duration of the Meeting will be available for collection from the Pass and Identification Unit at the Pregny Gate of the Palais des Nations. Participants are advised to come to the Pregny Gate well in advance to allow enough time for security checks.
  • Delegations from States and international organisations can collect their passes as from 12:00 on Friday 16 November 2018. Please bring a copy of the delegations’ letter or note verbale or the e-ticket / QR code received after successful Indico registration, in order to speed up the process.
  • Civil society representatives can collect their badges in person from 08:00 on Wednesday 21 November 2018. A valid passport or national identification card will have to be produced along with the confirmation from Indico.

The registration will be closed in Indico by 14 November 2018. Note verbales are to be submitted to ccw@un.org by 9 November 2018. 






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Agenda item 7 - General exchange of views

Algeria
Argentina
Australia
Belarus
Belgium
Brazil
Bulgaria
Canada (French)
Chile
China
Colombia
Costa Rica
Croatia
Cuba
Ecuador
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Guatemala
Holy See
India
Iraq
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Kazakhstan
Kuwait
Liechtenstein
Mexico
Montenegro
Morocco
Netherlands
Pakistan
Panama
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Republic of Korea
Romania
Russian Federation
South Africa
Spain
Sri Lanka
Sweden
Switzerland
Turkey
Ukraine
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
United States of America
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) on behalf of NAM
European Union
UNMAS on behalf of the UN Inter-Agency Group on Mine Action
ICRC
Article 36
PAX

Agenda item 8 - Consideration of the report of the GGE on LAWS

Argentina
Australia
Austria
Belgium
Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
Brazil
Bulgaria
Chile
Colombia
Costa Rica
Cuba
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Guatemala
Holy See
Iraq
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Liechtenstein
Mexico
Morocco
Netherlands
New Zealand
Pakistan
Panama
Peru
Russian Federation
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Ukraine
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
United States of America
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) on behalf of NAM
European Union
ICRC
Campaign to Stop Killer Robots
Center for International Security Policy (CISP)
ICRAC

Agenda item 9 - Protocol III

Australia
Austria
Chile
Croatia
Mexico
New Zealand
Russian Federation
Switzerland
ICRC
Human Rights Watch

Agenda item 10 - Emerging issues in the context of the objectives and purposes of the Convention

Argentina
Austria
Belgium
Brazil
Chile
Finland
India
Italy
Ireland
Japan
Morocco (FR)
Netherlands
New Zealand
Pakistan
Russian Federation
Spain
Switzerland: Science & Technology, EWIPA
Turkey
Unites States of America
ICRC
INEW
Article 36

Agenda item 14 - Issues related to the Implementation Support Unit

Netherlands

Agenda item 15 - Financial issues related to the Convention and its annexed Protocols

Austria
Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
Netherlands
Switzerland (Agenda item 14 and 15)
European Union

Agenda item 16 - Other matters

Argentina
ICRC (on MOTAPM)