Convention on Cluster Munitions-Meeting of States Parties

Overview

The Sixth Meeting of States Parties of the Convention on Cluster Munitions will take place from 5 to 7 September 2016 in Geneva, at the Palais des Nations.
Pursuant to the decision of the First Review Conference and to the provisions of General Assembly resolution 70/54, the Secretary-General of the United Nations convened these meetings by note verbale:

An invitation letter was also addressed to relevant International Organizations by Mr. KIM Won-soo, Under-Secretary-General, High Representative for Disarmament Affairs.

Website of the Convention on Cluster Munitions Implementation Support Unit.

DATE AND VENUE

The Sixth Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions will take place from 5 to 7 September 2016 in Geneva, Switzerland, Palais des Nations, Room XIX.

PARTICIPATION 

In accordance with Article 14, paragraph 1, of the Convention, “the costs of the Meetings of States Parties […] shall be borne by the States Parties and States not party to this Convention participating therein, in accordance with the United Nations scale of assessment adjusted appropriately”.

States willing to participate should send, through their Permanent Mission, a Note verbale to the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs stating their interest in participating in the Meeting and listing all participants, with indication of full name and title of the members of the delegation. The head of delegation should be clearly indicated.

International and regional organizations and civil society representatives should send a letter stating their interest in participating in the Meeting and listing all participants, with indication of full name and title of the members of the delegation. The head of delegation should be clearly indicated.

All letters/Notes verbales should reach the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs no later than Friday, 19 August 2016 at ccm@unog.ch or United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs, Office C-117, United Nations Office at Geneva, Palais des Nations, CH-1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland. Fax: (+41) 22 917 0034

Further information is available in document CCM/MSP/2016/INF.1 (English only)