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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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Working Papers need to be submitted to the CCW mailbox (ccw@un.org) in Word format (PDF files can't be processed) for processing, formatting and uploading to the website by 26 October 2018. If applicable, it is recommended that courtesy translations in English are submitted at the same time.

CCW/MSP/2018/WP1 - Working Paper submitted by Germany on "Mitigating the civilian harm from the use of explosive weapons in populated areas"

CCW/MSP/2018/WP2 - Working Paper submitted by India and Switzerland on "Consideration of developments in Science & Technology that may be relevant to the work of the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW)"

CCW/MSP/2018/WP3 - Working Paper submitted by the International Committee of the Red Cross on "The Element of Human Control"


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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)