Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons – Protocol V Meeting of Experts

Statements

IN-SESSION PRESENTATIONS


The presentations that were delivered by the experts during the Meeting of Experts, which have been submitted to the Secretariat, are available below.

Clearance, Removal or Destruction of ERW (Article 3)

Wednesday, 22 April 2009 (Afternoon session)

Topic I - Exchange of national information and experience

Belarus
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Georgia
Lao People's Democratic Republic

Thursday, 23 April 2009 (Morning session)

Topic I - Exchange of national information and experience (continued)

Nicaragua
Senegal
Serbia
Tajikistan
Cambodia

Topic II - Responsibilities of the users of explosive ordnance

UNMAS
GICHD (Information management)
GICHD (Priority-setting)


Friday, 24 April 2009 (Morning session)

Topic II - Responsibilities of the users of explosive ordnance (continued)

GICHD (Lao PDR Risk Management and Mitigation Model)
UNEP (ERW - Environmental Consequences)

Victim Assistance (Article 8 (2))

Thursday, 23 April 2009 (Afternoon session)

Topic I - Implementing the Plan of Action

Panel of experts:

Ms. Sheree Bailey, Victim Assistance Specialist, APLC ISU, GICHD - General Overview: Evolution of victim assistance and current needs

Mr. Herbert Baryayebwa, Commisioner for Disability, Uganda - Assisting ERW victims in Uganda

Ms. Lourdes Barrera de Morales, Executive Director, National Council for Persons with Disabilities, El Salvador - Assisting ERW victims in El Salvador

Mr. Najmuddin Helal, Head of ICRC Orthopaedic Centre in Kabul - Assisting ERW victims in Afghanistan - a survivor's perspective

National presentations:

Tajikistan
Albania
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Bosnia and Herzegovina


Friday, 24 April 2009 (Morning session)

National presentations (continued)

Croatia
Ukraine

Topic II - Broader considerations on victim assistance

Expert:

Mr. Firoz Alizada, ICBL - Civil society and victim assistance - a survivor's perpective


Cooperation and Assistance, and Requests for Assistance (Article 7 and 8)
Friday, 24 April 2009 (Morning session)

Presentation by the Coordinator

National Reporting (Article 10(2)(b)) and Article 4 Generic Electronic Template

Wednesday, 22 April 2009 (Morning session) National Reporting

Presentation by the Coordinator (1)

Presentation by the Coordinator (2)

Generic Preventive Measures (Article 9 & Technical Annex)

Wednesday, 22 April 2009 (Morning session)

France


Friday, 24 April 2009 (Afternoon session)

GICHD, Ammunition Storage