The Eleventh Meeting of States Parties of the Convention on Cluster Munitions will take place from 11 to 14 September 2023 in Geneva at the Palais des Nations.
Pursuant to the decision of the Second Review Conference and to the provisions of General Assembly resolution 76/47, the United Nations convenes the meeting by Note Verbale (English, French, Spanish).
An invitation letter was also address to relevant International and Non-Governmental Organizations.
For information on the Convention, visit the website of the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs.
For information on the implementation of the Convention, visit the website of the CCM Implementation Support Unit.
Participation of relevant international organizations or institutions, regional organizations and relevant non-governmental organizations to the Meeting of State Parties.
Rule 1.2 of the Rules of Procedure of the Meeting of State Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions states that "The United Nations, the International Committee of the Red Cross, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining and the Cluster Munition Coalition may attend the Meeting of States Parties as observers".
Rule 1.3 of the Rules of Procedure states that "Other relevant international organizations or institutions, regional organizations and relevant non-governmental organizations may attend the Meeting of States Parties as observers. Such organizations will submit a request in that regard to the President-designate who may issue an invitation on a provisional basis taking into consideration criteria such as whether the proposed observer is a non-profit entity and whether its purpose and activities are consistent with the object and purpose of the Convention. The participation of these organizations is subject to the final approval of the Meeting of States Parties".